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 (sĭn′kyäng′, shĭn′jyäng′)
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Noun1.Sinkiang - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and KazakhstanSinkiang - 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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Relations with USSR were at low ebb after the exodus of Uyghur Muslims from Sinkiang into Soviet Union resulting in withdrawal of Soviet economic aid and return of Russian military and engineering experts after 1960.
A water mill in Barskoon village, Jeti-Oguz district, Issyk-Kul region dates back to 1916-1917 years when Kyrgyz people had a revolt against Russian Tsarist forces, resulting in a mass flight to escape to Sinkiang in China.
Talking to Vice Premier of China Wang Yang here at the President House, he appreciated China for its adept handling of the issue and reiterated that Pakistan stood by it on the issues of Tibet, Sinkiang and South China Sea, a statement from the President House said.
Pakistan and China had dispute over the demarcation of province of Sinkiang.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 1, 2017-NF Energy enters into sales agreement with Sinkiang
The fruits of economic activity will bring the restive Chinese province of Sinkiang into the Chinese national mainstream.
International Resource News-February 10, 2016--NF Energy Saving signs agreement with Sinkiang Production and Construction
Nasreddin Hodja's stories are well known from the shores of Aegean to the Eastern reaches of Sinkiang, where he is known as "Effendi.
China has already investing and implementing more than 25 big projects and building a big China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) at Pakistan's Arabian coast of Gwadar to Kashghar in its western province Sinkiang.
The research on 8 Sinkiang sheep species by microsatellite markers demonstrated that the average PIC was 0.
On the other hand, Pakistan authorities who see China as an all-weather friend, have been facilitating customs clearance and other formalities for goods moving from the Chinese regions of Kashgar and Sinkiang to the commercial centres of Pakistan, he said.