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Definition an autonomous region of China; located in the Himalayas

or (when the Government of Tibet in Exile and the Tibetan refugee community abroad refer to Tibet):  a much larger area consisting of three traditional provinces
  • The Dalai Lama is Tibet's leader-in-exile.
Tibet = an autonomous region of the Peoples Republic of China; located in the Himalayas
  • Eastasia, smaller than the others and with a less definite western frontier, comprises China and the countries to the south of it, the Japanese islands and a large but fluctuating portion of Manchuria, Mongolia, and Tibet.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Tibet = an autonomous region of China; located in the Himalayas
  • The flood of Everesters therefore shifted from Nepal to Tibet, leaving hundreds of Sherpas out of work.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Tibet = an autonomous region of China; located in the Himalayas
  • It can look like Nova Scotia, or Tangiers, or Tibet.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • Once, for example, Gordon picked up on the fact that trendsetters were developing a sudden interest in Tibet and the Dalai Lama.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • The last I had heard, Tibet was in the hands of unfriendly peace-lovers.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • The great monastery in Tibet.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • I eat a persimmon and the teeth of a tinker in Tibet are put on edge.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King's Men
  • The McGanums said good-by as though they were going to Tibet instead of to the station to catch No. 7 north.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • Tantric symbolism was carried by medieval Buddhism out of India into Tibet, China, and Japan.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • And then it occurred to her: "My mother and I saw this really interesting documentary on Tibet last week," Ruth said.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter's Daughter
  • Such piles of stone are found, too, on the high passes of Tibet, and in Mongolia.
    Louis L'Amour  --  The Broken Gun
  • I've read your book about hunting snow leopards in Tibet, you see," explained the man.
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game
  • Mortenson took his tea, then washed with a bucket of cold water and the last bit of the Tibet Snow brand soap he'd been rationing all week.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • It's not easy to judge, but probably some part of Tibet.
    James Hilton  --  Lost Horizon
  • My parents always wanted to go to Tibet but never got closer than Hong Kong.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • Burma or Tibet if we can find passage.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • Even Tibet is not Tibet anymore.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Up front was the desk where the nice old lady, Miss Watriss, purple-stamped your books, but down off away were Tibet and Antarctica, the Congo.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • Didst hear of Bhotiyal [Tibet]?
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim

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