Kuldja

Kuldja

or

Gulja:

see YiningYining
or Gulja
, city (1994 est. pop. 197,500), W Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China, on the Ili River in the Dzungarian basin. An old commercial center trading in tea and cattle, it is still and agricultural area with extensive livestock raising.
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, China.
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The inhabitants of cities that have only just been taken, Kuldja and Tashkent, Samarkand, etc .
1876, Turkistan : Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bukhara and Kuldja.
The origin of the word gaucho, used to describe farmers and cattle herders from the South American pampas, is unknown--it may be derived from the Quechua (the language of the Incas) word huachu, meaning 'vagabond', or from the Arabic word chaucho, which was a whip used to herd livestock; Below: Chinese soldiers, Kuldja, 1875-1900.