Xinjiang

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Xin·jiang

 (shĭn′jyäng′) also Sin·kiang (sĭn′kyäng′, shĭn′jyäng′)
An autonomous region of extreme western China. Ürümqi is the capital.
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Noun1.Xinjiang - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and KazakhstanXinjiang - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
East Turkestan Islamic Movement, East Turkistan Islamic Movement - a group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Uighur, Uigur, Uygur - a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
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Responding to a question about riots in Chinese province Sin kiang he said it was internal matter of China.
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In turn, the governor general of China`s T Sin Kiang will visit in the second half of the current Iranian year to finalize the contract on the direct exports of Iranian Saffron to China.