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Hotan, also transliterated from Chinese as Hetian, is a major oasis town in southwestern Xinjiang, a region in western China. The city proper of Hotan broke off from the larger Hotan County to become an administrative area in its own right in August 1984. It is the seat of Hotan Prefecture.

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Google previewLonely Planet Xinjiang, Urumqi & Northern China (2016)

by Lonely Planet

Today Hotan is a modern city, with a largely Uighur population, but it still has some fascinating old neighbourhoods and markets and retains a cultural authenticity that is increasingly hard to find in Kashgar. Beijing Xilu is the main east–west ...

Google previewBradstreet's Weekly (1896)

A Business Digest

Hotan is a most popular drug in Corea, but in Ninsen alone three Japanese establishments made spurious hotan. The natives were at first imposed upon and bought the counterfeit article at the regular price, but the “knavery was soon disco .

Google previewEncyclopedia of China (2013)

History and Culture by Dorothy Perkins

(Khotan) A city inXinjiangUighur Autonomous Region,the farthest west of any Chinese province.Hotan is situated in the TarimBasin between the Taklimakan Desert to the north and the Kunlun Mountain Range tothe south. It was an important ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Asian Civilizations (2009)

by Charles Higham

Hotan was one of the major states that straddled the SILK ROAD linking China with India and Rome. It is located in the southwestern corner of the TARIM BASIN, south of the Taklamakan Desert, in China. Here the rivers that flow north ...

Google previewAn Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China (1998)

by James Stuart Olson


Google previewEncyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers (2011)

by Vijay P. Singh, Pratap Singh, Umesh K. Haritashya

Typical snow and glacier-fed rivers, the Hotan and Keriya, are from the glaciated center at the largest icecap, and Guliya from the West Kunlun flow into the Tarim basin. The land surface on the upstream of the watersheds is characterized by ...

Google previewEnglish-Cheyenne Dictionary (1915)

by Rodolphe Charles Petter

hotan, side meat; hemonekov , piece between shoulders; esovakov, sirloin ...

Google previewLoudon's Encyclopaedia of Plants (1866)

Comprising the Specific Character, Description, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and Every Other Desirable Particular Respecting All the Plants Indigenous To, Cultivated In, Or Introduced Into Britain by John Claudius Loudon

A Freneh traveller in South Ameriea, and hotanist Borkkausen. A writer upon the Flora of Hesse Darmstadt Bory de St. Vineent A Freneh traveller and hotanist Bose. A Freneh hotan in North Ameriea, Boueher. A writer upon the Freneh Flora.

Google previewDictionary of English Etymology (1862)

by Hensleigh Wedgwood (M.A.)

hotan , hotyn, a cap, hood, OG. hot, a cap. " Digitabulum, finger-huot, -hot, -hut. — Dief.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Pathan Tribes on the North-west Frontier of India (1899)

Mulla Hotan. Yab Khel. — One of the subdivisions of the Mamczai, Mishtis ( 3,000), "Ham. sayas" of the Orakzais. Samil. Headman ; Ali Sher, Kambar. Yunas Khel. — A seetfcm of Bosti Khel (150), Galai, Adam Khel, Afridisi Yusve Khan ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1917)


Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Marked convergent strabismus, skin hotan dry, resembling scarlatina eruption. Abdomen tense. The most alarming symptom was rapidly recurring convulsions ...

Google previewAn English-Dakota Dictionary (1902)

by John Poage Williamson

Hotan'ke. winner, n. Tu'we ohiya. winning, a. 1. Ohiya : the winning horse. 2. Oiyokipi : winning ways. n. Waknmnapi. winnow ...

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