Etymology
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Tibet

said to be a corruption in Chinese or Arabic of Bod, indigenous name, of unknown origin. As an adjective in English, Tibetian is older (1747) but Tibetan (1822) is now the usual word. With combining form Tibeto-.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Tibet from WordNet

Tibet (n.)
an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas;
Synonyms: Thibet / Xizang / Sitsang
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