Liao

Liao

[lyou]
Wade-Giles, Pinyin.
1.
a dynasty that ruled in China a.d. 907–1125.
2.
a river in NE China, flowing through S Manchuria into the Gulf of Liaotung. 700 miles (1125 km) long.
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Liao (ljaʊ)
 
n
a river in NE China, rising in SE Inner Mongolia and flowing northeast then southwest to the Gulf of Liaodong. Length: about 1100 km (700 miles)

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liao

any member of a Mongol people that ruled Manchuria and part of North China from the 10th to the early 12th century under the Liao dynasty. See also Manchuria.

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