Outer Mongolia

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Outer Mongolia:

see MongoliaMongolia
, republic (2005 est. pop. 2,791,000), 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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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.

Outer Mongolia

desert wasteland between Russia and China; figuratively and literally remote. [Geography: Misc.]
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The Russian revolution and civil war afforded Chinese warlords an opportunity to re-establish their rule in Outer Mongolia, and Chinese troops were dispatched there in 1919.
He has sipped tea at 10 Downing Street and caught a steam train in Outer Mongolia.
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With the exception of one portrait, the photographs capture theatrically staged compositions in which, as in the films, the lavishly costumed figures stand out against backgrounds as diverse as industrial landscapes, craggy shorelines, and the green steppes of Outer Mongolia.
We're market leader in Outer Mongolia," says Orr proudly, "between that and our success in Nepal, we think we're really onto something," adds president and CEO Stephen DeWitt.
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He's probably already on his way to Outer Mongolia to take up his duties as second secretary
Nohr learned this lesson firsthand when he worked on a foreign aid project that involved helping Japan send spring wheat drying equipment and systems to outer Mongolia.
Ancient and exotic: Hailing from the high, windy plains of Tuva, a tiny former Soviet republic sandwiched between Outer Mongolia and Siberia, the virtuoso vocal ensemble Huun-Huur Tu almost defies description.
is a publicly traded mining company engaging in the acquisition, exploration and potential development of mineral properties in Outer Mongolia.
If the best spinach in the world comes from Outer Mongolia, then that's where I will get it from.

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