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Khalkha

(ˈkælkə)
n
(Languages) the dialect of Mongolian that is the official language of Mongolia
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Noun1.Khalkha - the Mongol people living in the central and eastern parts of Outer MongoliaKhalkha - the Mongol people living in the central and eastern parts of Outer Mongolia
Mongol, Mongolian - a member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia
2.Khalkha - the language of the Khalkha that is the official language of the Mongolian People's Republic
Mongolic, Mongolic language, Mongolian - a family of Altaic language spoken in Mongolia
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(33) Though the information which dated the letter is given only in the late biography of Zanabazar, and repeated by the following biographies, nevertheless it may reflect the actual sequence of events and the fact that the Khalkha Mongols received confirmation from the Tibetan Gelugpa establishment about the prince's recognition in the form of a letter from the fifth Dalai Lama.
Khalkha Mongols had proclaimed independence of Outer Mongolia and ceremonially enthroned Jetsun Dampa, the Grand Lama of Urga, as Mongolia's sovereign ruler on 29 December 1911.
Ligden Khan, the last King of Chahar Mongol established the pre-eminence of his faction over the Khalkha Mongols, and this prompted fear among his rivals who called upon the Manchu empire to help.