Koko Nor


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Ko·ko Nor

 (kō′kō′ nôr′)
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Koko Nor

(ˈkəʊˈkəʊ ˈnɔː) or

Kuku Nor

n
(Placename) a lake in W China, in Qinghai province in the NE Tibetan Highlands at an altitude of about 3000 m (10 000 ft): the largest lake in China. Area: about 4100 sq km (1600 sq miles). Chinese name: Qinghai
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Qing•hai

or Ch'ing•hai

(ˈtʃɪŋˈhaɪ)

n.
1. a province in NW China. 4,740,000; 278,400 sq. mi. (721,000 sq. km). Cap.: Xining.
2. Also called Koko Nor. a salt lake in NE Qinghai province. 2300 sq. mi. (5950 sq. km).
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He stripped fitter at Tramore and ran a solid second to Koko Nor, 15 lengths clear of stable companion Jimmy The Lark in third position.
He came home 15 in front of Koko Nor, with the rest well strung out.
Koko Nor has proven very costly to follow and has yet to earn a bracket.
After the seven-year-old had quickened up from the final fence to beat Koko Nor by four and a half lengths, Meade said: "That's our 71st winner of the season and beats our previous best, which we achieved last year."
RUNNER-UP in his last two starts, Koko Nor looks a good bet to land the Tayto Growers Handicap Hurdle at Bellewstown this evening.