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Mongolia(Encyclopedia)Mongolia mn-g´l, mng– [key], republic (2015 est. pop. 2,977,000), 604,247 sq mi (1,565,000 sq km), N central Asia; historically known as Outer Mongolia. Bordered on the west, south, and e...
Asia(Encyclopedia)Asia ´zh [key], the world's largest continent 17,139,000 sq mi (44,390,000 sq km) and most populous (2015 est. pop. 4,419,898,000), with nearly three fifths of the world's total population. Bound...
Mongolia(Encyclopedia)Mongoliamn-g´l, mng–, Asian region (c.906,000 sq mi/2,346,540 sq km), bordered roughly by Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China, on the west; the Manchurian provinces of China on the ea...
Asia Minor(Encyclopedia)Asia Minor, great peninsula, c.250,000 sq mi (647,500 sq km), extreme W Asia, generally coterminous with Asian Turkey, also called Anatolia. It is washed by the Black Sea in the north, the Mediterrane...
Przhevalsky, Nikolai Mikhailovich(Encyclopedia)Przhevalsky, Nikolai Mikhailovich nykl´ mkh´lvch przhväl´sk [key], 1839–88, Russian geographer and explorer in central and E Asia. He made five major expeditions—one to the...
Buriat-Mongolia(Encyclopedia)Buriat-Mongolia: see Buryat Republic.
Outer Mongolia(Encyclopedia)Outer Mongolia: see Mongolia, republic.
Southeast Asia(Encyclopedia)Southeast Asia, region of Asia (1990 est. pop. 442,500,000), c.1,740,000 sq mi (4,506,600 sq km), bounded roughly by the Indian subcontinent on the west, China on the north, and the Pacific Ocean on t...
Cockpit Country(Encyclopedia)Cockpit Country, hilly region on the plateau of Jamaica, c.200 sq mi (520 sq km), W central Jamaica. Composed of limestone rock, the region has many sink holes, caverns, and subterranean streams. ...
Black Country(Encyclopedia)Black Country, highly industrialized region, historically mostly in Staffordshire but partly in Worcestershire and Warwickshire, W central England. It includes Dudley, Rowley Regis (see Warley), Tipto...
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