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Dunhuang

Line breaks: Dun|huang
Pronunciation: /dʊnˈhwaŋ
 
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Definition of Dunhuang in English:

A town in NW China, in Gansu province, located on the old Silk Road near the site of the earliest known Buddhist cave shrines (4th century ad).

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