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Taklimakan Desert Line breaks: Tak¦li¦ma|kan Desert
Pronunciation: /ˌtakləməˈkɑːn/
(also Takla Makan)

Definition of Taklimakan Desert in English:

A desert in the Xinjiang autonomous region of NW China, lying between the Kunlun Shan and Tien Shan mountains and forming the greater part of the Tarim Basin.

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