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From Mongolian Хөх хот (Höh hot, literally blue city)/ᠬᠥᠬᠡᠬᠣᠲᠠ (kökeqota).


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  1. The capital city of Inner Mongolia, in north-central China.
    • 1980, Jia Lanpo, Early Man in China (中国大陆上的远古居民)[1], Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, page 45:
      The assemblage of stone artifacts at Dingcun represents a very important link in the evolution of China's primitive cultures. It succeeded the Gehe culture and ushered in the Dayao culture of Hohhot in Inner Mongolia and the Emaokou culture in Huairen County, Shanxi Province.
    • 2008, John Man, The Great Wall[2], Bantam Press, →ISBN, page 35:
      Then again, Sima Qian says that, after crossing the river, the Wall wound northward to touch a mountain north-west of Hohhot. But no wall winds northward here.
    • 2019 December 7, “Cow cash”, in The Economist[3], volume 433, number 9172, pages 61-62:
      Mengniu can tap high-quality Aussie milk. And it is one in the eye for Yili, its bigger cross-town dairy rival in Hohhot, the regional capital of Inner Mongolia.



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