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[jing-dœ-jœn] /ˈdʒɪŋˈdœˈdʒœn/
noun, Pinyin.
a city in E Jiangxi province, in E China: known for its fine porcelain.
Formerly Fowliang. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Jingdezhen


a city in SE China, in NE Jiangxi province east of Poyang Lake: famous for its porcelain industry, established in the sixth century. Pop: 416 000 (2005 est)
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Encyclopedia Article for Jingdezhen


city, northeastern Jiangxi sheng (province), southeastern China. Situated on the south bank of the Chang River, it was originally a market town called Changnanzhen and received its present name in 1004, the first year of the Jingde era during the Song dynasty (960-1279). Throughout the centuries it was administratively subordinate to Fuliang county, but in 1916 the seat of the county was transferred to Jingdezhen, which later became a prefecture-level municipality.

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