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Type Political Subdivision
Usage Chinese
Scripts 宁夏(Chinese) 寧夏(Traditional Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. /niŋ.ɕjä/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Chinese 宁 (níng) meaning "peaceful, calm, serene" and 夏 (xià) referring to the Western Xia, an empire that existed from 1038 to 1227. This is the name of an autonomous region in China.
Added 9/28/2020 by HL
Edited 9/9/2021 by HL