Qinghai

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Qing·hai

 (chĭng′hī′) also Tsing·hai (tsĭng′-)
A province of west-central China. The Mekong, Yangtze, and Yellow Rivers originate within its borders. Xining is the capital.

Qinghai

(ˈtʃɪŋˈhaɪ) ,

Tsinghai

or

Chinghai

n
1. (Placename) a province of NW China: consists largely of mountains and high plateaus. Capital: Xining. Pop: 5 340 000 (2003 est). Area: 721 000 sq km (278 400 sq miles)
2. (Placename) the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese name for Koko Nor

Qing•hai

or Ch'ing•hai

(ˈtʃɪŋˈhaɪ)

n.
1. a province in NW China. 4,740,000; 278,400 sq. mi. (721,000 sq. km). Cap.: Xining.
2. Also called Koko Nor. a salt lake in NE Qinghai province. 2300 sq. mi. (5950 sq. km).