Hotan

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Hotan

(ˈhəʊˈtæn) ,

Hotien

or

Ho-t'ien

n
1. (Placename) an oasis in W China, in the Taklimakan Shamo desert of central Xinjiang, around the seasonal Hotan River
2. (Placename) the chief town of this oasis, situated at the foot of the Kunlun Mountains. Pop: 114 000 (2006 est)
Also called: Khotan or Hetian
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