Ulan Bator

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U·lan Ba·tor

 (o͞o′län bä′tôr′)
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Ulan Bator

(ʊˈlɑːn ˈbɑːtɔː) or

Ulaanbaatar

n
(Placename) the capital of Mongolia, in the N central part: developed in the mid-17th century around the Da Khure monastery, residence until 1924 of successive "living Buddhas" (third in rank of Buddhist-Lamaist leaders), and main junction of caravan routes across Mongolia; university (1942); industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 842 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1924): Urga Chinese name: Kulun
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U•lan Ba•tor

(ˈu lɑn ˈbɑ tɔr)
n.
the capital of the Mongolian People's Republic, in the N central part. 500,000. Formerly, Urga.
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Noun1.Ulan Bator - the capital and largest city of MongoliaUlan Bator - the capital and largest city of Mongolia
Mongolia, Mongolian People's Republic, Outer Mongolia - a landlocked socialist republic in central Asia
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