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an autonomous region in SW China, on a plateau N of the Himalayas: average elevation ab. 16,000 ft. (4877 m). 2,360,000; 471,660 sq. mi. (1,221,600 sq. km). Cap.: Lhasa. Chinese, Xizang.
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Noun1.Xizang - an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of ChinaXizang - an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas
Lamaism, Tibetan Buddhism - a Buddhist doctrine that includes elements from India that are not Buddhist and elements of preexisting shamanism
Sino-Tibetan, Sino-Tibetan language - the family of tonal languages spoken in eastern Asia
capital of Tibet, Forbidden City, Lassa, Lhasa - the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Changtzu - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (24,780 feet high)
Everest, Mount Everest, Mt. Everest - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal; the highest mountain peak in the world (29,028 feet high)
Gosainthan - a mountain in the Himalayas in Tibet (26,290 feet high)
Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains, Himalayas - a mountain range extending 1500 miles on the border between India and Tibet; this range contains the world's highest mountain
Kanchanjanga, Kanchenjunga, Kinchinjunga, Mount Kanchenjunga - a mountain the Himalayas on the border between Nepal and Tibet (28,208 feet high)
Lhotse - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (27,890 feet high)
Makalu - a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (27,790 feet high)
Nuptse - a mountain in the central Himalayas on the border of Tibet and Nepal (25,726 feet high)
Sherpa - a member of the Himalayan people living in Nepal and Tibet who are famous for their skill as mountaineers
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 14 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale struck off Xizang province located on the border of India and China, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said here on Wednesday.
DoubleTree by Hilton Shanghai Jing'an is located at 558 North Xizang Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai, 200071, PRC., just 22 kilometers from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, and 46 kilometers from Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
ASF has been detected in China, Tibet (Xizang) Autonomous Region and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Mongolia, Vietnam, Cambodia and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
2017: Taxonomic position of Chinese voles of the tribe Arvicolini and the description of 2 new species from Xizang, China.
Origin and evolution of Schizothoracine fishes in relation to the upheaval of the Xizang Plateau.
Moreover, as if to substantiate the Chinese name for Tibet, Xizang ("Western Treasure Land"), China is draining mineral resources from this ecologically fragile but resource-rich plateau, without regard for the consequences.
Zheng et al., "Petrochemical features, zircon U-Pb dating and Hf isotopic composition of the rhyolite in Zhaxikang deposit, Southern Xizang (Tibet)," Geological Review, vol.
Weibo Yang, Yuliang Wang, Xuewen Huang, Maoxia Lv, Bin Liu, Dingzhou Yang, Zhenhan Yang, and Tingshan Xie are currently at Xizang Military General Hospital, Lhasa City, China.
Pakistan also gives us full support in a series of issues concerning China's national interests, including issues concerning Taiwan, Xinjiang, Xizang [Tibet], and the South China Sea.
In 2009, the ratio of Big Four banks' total assets in each province to the entire banking sector's total assets in each province ranges from 41.3% in Liaoning to 96.7% in Xizang. The mean (median) is 50.7% (49.5%), and the standard deviation is 9.7% (Monetary Policy Analysis Group in People's Bank of China, Report on China Regional Financial Market, 2009).