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Inner Mongoliaalso Nei Mong·gol (nā′ mŏn′gōl′, mŏng′-)
An autonomous region of northeast China. Originally the southern section of Mongolia, it was annexed by the Manchus in the 1600s, later becoming an integral part of China. Hohhot is the capital.
(Placename) an autonomous region of NE China: consists chiefly of the Mongolian plateau, with the Gobi Desert in the north and the Great Wall of China in the south. Capital: Hohhot. Pop: 23 800 000 (2003 est). Area: 1 177 500 sq km (459 225 sq miles)
an autonomous region in NE China, adjoining the Mongolian People's Republic. 22,600,000; 454,600 sq. mi. (1,177,400 sq. km). Cap.: Hohhot. Official name, In′ner Mongo′lia Auton′omous Re′gion.
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|Noun||1.||Inner Mongolia - an autonomous region of northeastern China that was annexed by the Manchu rulers in 1635 and became an integral part of China in 1911|
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
Hohhot - a northern industrial city of China to the northwest of Beijing