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 (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.
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(dzʊŋˈɡɛərɪə; zʊŋ-)
(Placename) another name for Junggar Pendi
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(dzʊŋˈgɛər i ə, zʊŋ-)

a region in N Sinkiang, China: a Mongol kingdom during the 11th to 14th centuries.
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The Mongolian sample is not completely homogeneous: the sequence of the specimen from the vicinities of the Alag Nuur (NW Transaltai Govi) is separated from other haplotypes (Great Lake basin, Sharga and Mongolian Dzungaria) by the p-distance of 1.5 %.
The saiga antelope is a critically endangered antelope that originally inhabited a vast area of the Eurasian steppe zone from the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains and Caucasus into Dzungaria and Mongolia.
sativa to feral plants in "Bukhara" (the closest he actually got to Bukhara was Orsk, s28) and "Soongaria" (a.k.a., Dzungaria--Falck's assistant Bardanes skirted the edge of Dzungaria in Semey, s29).
Pakistan, India, Kashmir, Mongolia, Dzungaria to Sahara, U.S.S.R.
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. He contributed significantly to European knowledge of Central Asia and was the first known European to describe the only extant species of wild horse, which is named after him.
jubatus (Uvarov, 1926) Russia: SW Siberia; NE Kazakstan: Semipalatinsk; NW China: N Dzungaria A.
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.
The sand deserts of A-la Shan, Takla Makan, Dzungaria, and the eastern Tsaidam are just the opposite: these are areas where materials from the erosion of the surrounding mountains have been accumulating since the Cretaceous.