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Lop Nor Syllabification: Lop Nor
Pronunciation: /ˌlôp ˈno͝or/
(also Lop Nur)

Definition of Lop Nor in English:

A dried-up salt lake in the arid basin of the Tarim River in northwestern China, used since 1964 for nuclear testing.

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