Definition of Karakorum in English:


Line breaks: Kara|korum
Pronunciation: /ˌkarəˈkɔːrəm/

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An ancient city in central Mongolia, now ruined, which was the capital of the Mongol empire, established by Genghis Khan in 1220. The capital was moved to Khanbaliq (modern Beijing) in 1267, and Karakorum was destroyed by Chinese forces in 1388.

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