Dzungaria


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Dzun·gar·i·a

 (dzo͝ong-gâr′ē-ə, zo͝ong-)
A vast historical region of northwest China. It was a Mongol kingdom before it was conquered by the Qing empire in the 1750s.

Dzungaria

(dzʊŋˈɡɛərɪə; zʊŋ-)
n
(Placename) another name for Junggar Pendi

Dzun•ga•ri•a

(dzʊŋˈgɛər i ə, zʊŋ-)

n.
a region in N Sinkiang, China: a Mongol kingdom during the 11th to 14th centuries.
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Although he never reached his ultimate goal, the holy city of Lhasa in Tibet, he traveled through regions then unknown to the West, such as northern Tibet, modern Qinghai and Dzungaria.
Wells were sunk to depths as deep as 660 m in thick layers of sediments in the rapidly subsidizing Dzungaria (Junggar) Basin on the north side of the Tianshan Mountains.