Definitions for "Xinjiang"
Muslim region of China which is trying to secede and wish to become "East Turkistan". The East Turkestan Islamic Movement is on America's terrorist. [Go to source
an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
("New Territories"): Autonomous region in northwestern China, 617,000 square miles in area, with a population of 10,424,000, including a number of central Asian Muslims known as Uighurs. The region's vast deserts contain valuable mineral resources and China's nuclear testing zones. Capital: Urumqi.