Inner Tibet

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Inner Tibet

  1. (dated) the area of high ethnic Tibetan populations that are outside of the area roughly equivalent to the Tibetan Autonomous Region, but inside of China

Usage notes[edit]

Used during the early 20th century, when the region of Greater Tibet was disputed, and Chinese control of Outer Tibet was theoretical, but control of Inner Tibet had more substance.

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