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city in NW China; capital of Qinghai province: pop. 552,000
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A city of central China north-northeast of Chengdu. The capital of Qinghai province, it was long a commercial center on the caravan route to Tibet. Population: 639,000.