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[haw-tahn] /ˈhɔˈtɑn/

noun, Pinyin.
an oasis in W China, in SW Xinjiang.
the chief city in this oasis.
an oasis in W China, in the Taklimakan Shamo desert of central Xinjiang, around the seasonal Hotan River
the chief town of this oasis, situated at the foot of the Kunlun Mountains. Pop: 114 000 (2006 est)


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