yangtze kiang

Chang Jiang

[chahng jyahng]
noun Pinyin.
a river in E Asia, flowing from the Tibetan plateau through central China to the East China Sea. About 3200 miles (5150 km) long.
Also called Yangtze, Yangtze Kiang.
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Yangtze

[yang-see, -tsee; Chinese yahng-tse]
noun
Also called Yangtze Kiang [kyahng] .
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Yangtze (ˈjæŋtsɪ, ˈjæŋktsɪ)
 
n
Yangtze Kiang, Chang Jiang, Also: Chang the longest river in China, rising in SE Qinghai province and flowing east to the East China Sea near Shanghai: a major commercial waterway in one of the most densely populated areas of the world. The Three Gorges dam near Yichang, the world's biggest hydroelectric and flood-control project, was begun in 1994 and the dam was completed in 2003, with filling taking several years thereafter. Length: 5528 km (3434 miles)

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