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[yahng-chwahn] /ˈyɑŋˈtʃwɑn/
noun, Pinyin.
a city in E Shanxi province, in NE China.
Also, Wade-Giles, Yangchuan. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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city, eastern Shanxi province (sheng), northeast-central China. It is a prefecture-level municipality (shi) located in the western portion of the Taihang Mountains at the eastern end of a route through the mountains via Niangzi Pass. Its site was of major strategic importance throughout history, commanding one of the main routes from the North China Plain to Shanxi and northwestern China.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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