Outer Mongolia

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Outer Mongolia:

see MongoliaMongolia
, 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 east by China and on the north by Russia, it comprises more than half the historical region of Mongolia; the
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, republic.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Mongolia, Outer


the northern part of Mongolia, seized by the Manchu conquerors in the late 17th century. They called the region Outer Mongolia in contrast to southern, or Inner Mongolia, which had been conquered earlier. An independent Mongolian people’s state arose in Outer Mongolia in 1921. The Mongolian People’s Republic was formed in 1924.

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Outer Mongolia

desert wasteland between Russia and China; figuratively and literally remote. [Geography: Misc.]
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