Meaning of Karakorum in English:

Karakorum

Pronunciation /ˌkarəˈkɔːrəm/

proper noun

  • An ancient city in central Mongolia, now ruined, which was the capital of the Mongol empire, established by Genghis Khan in 1220. The capital was moved to Khanbaliq (modern Beijing) in 1267, and Karakorum was destroyed by Chinese forces in 1388.