Khotan


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Khotan

(ˈkəʊˈtɑːn)
n
(Placename) another name for Hotan
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also Bailey, Language of the Saka (Leiden 1958), 131-54, and A Dictionary of Khotan Saka (Cambridge 1979).
With more dehydrated farm goods being expected, food companies have established mills in Khotan and Kashgar in south Xinjiang.
in Khotan from the oral exposition of a preacher, and also on some textual elements that betray a local Khotanese influence on the redaction process.
Stories are also told how, in AD 440, a Khotan prince (today's Hetian, a kingdom on the rim of Taklamakan desert) courted and won a Chinese princess.
Her seven sites include the tourist destinations of Samarkand, Dunhuang, Turfan, and Xi'an, and lesser known places like Niya, the caves of Kizil, and Khotan.
ABOVE: the Tibetan fort of Mazar-Tagh was built on a bluff overlooking the Khotan River in order to protect the Silk Road kingdom of Khofan from invasions from the northern Taklamakan.
Prescott's Khotan looks dangerous, but if Lucy can get the six-year-old into top gear early in the straight he could go very close.
Sites of sustained economic activity, oasis towns like Turfan, Dunhuang or Khotan, enticed still others to cross over mountains and traverse oceans of sand.
The exhibition showcased hookah pipes from Yarkand County in China, rugs from Kashgar in China, fabrics, dyed and raw silk from Khotan in China, natural dyes, costumes, jewellery, coins, shoes, utensils, ammunition and a few old photographs.
Strike Hard Policy: Following the mass protests and violent riots of April 1990 in Baren Township, there were further Uighur demonstrations and disturbances in various cities including Yining, Khotan and Aksu in the mid 1990s.
Kanishak defeated the Parthian in the northwest and captured eastern Turkistan (Present Sinkiang of China) and captured the famous cities of Kashgar, Yarkand and Khotan.
China trained several thousand mujahideen in camps near Kashgar and Khotan inside Xinjiang, and provided them with machine guns, rocket launchers, and surface-to-air missiles valued at an estimated $200 million to $400 million.