from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- 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.
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- proper noun A
cityin northwestern China, capital of QinghaiProvince.
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Food in Xining is delicious and accommodations (next to the train station) are quite adequate at 45 kuai/night.
I have a terrible image somewhere (not online) of a chinese medine man in Xining with a stand full of bear and tiger feet.
Kumbum monastery, about an hour from Xining, is a beautiful place.
Xining is the most diverse city in China I have seen.
The right panel, a location map from Sheppard et al 2005 about Dulan junipers, also locates the city of Xining, which is to the east of Dulan and the nearby juniper sites shown in the top figure and it is the Xining route that I will describe in more detail below.
Xining, which is itself about a 1,000-mile drive from the national capital of Beijing.
Xining, which is itself about a 1,000-mile drive from the national capital Beijing.
Zhang Hongxiang/Xinhua/Zuma Press A resident took photos of ice lanterns in a park in Xining, capital of northwest China's Qinghai province, on Jan. 24.
Mr. Zhang, his brothers and nephews in Huangzhong, 15 miles outside Xining, capital of the far-Western province of Qinghai, have since bought four more Wuling vans.
Zhang Hongxiang/Xinhua/Zumapress.com Muslims attended prayer at the Dongguan Mosque in Xining, the capital of southwest China's Qinghai province, Tuesday.