from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A river of southern China flowing about 800 km (500 mi) northeast through Hunan province to the Yangtze River.

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  • proper noun a Chinese language spoken mainly in Hunan province.


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  • Shui Xiang translates as 'water village' and the expansive 3,132 square meter (33,713 sq ft) spa has been created in traditional open-air hutong (Chinese courtyard residences separated by narrow alleyways) style, with 13 individual spa 'houses' circling a central water feature. News Articles

  • Xiang is pretty unvergleichlich herself, but big hair and bigger hairpins tend to remind me of an ugly scene from my youth involving a vice cop, an underage Carmen Miranda drag queen, and a glory hole ...

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  • Note 58: An account of Zhilong's decisive battle with Liu Xiang is found in Peng Sunyi, Jing hai zhi, 5. back

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • A final irony sees him living out a happy life in the countryside with his two wives having gotten over the modern aversion to polygamy, when his son chooses the name Xiang Yu, a character famous in history for destroying the remnants of the Qin state and burning the capital.

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  • Above, Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang attended a Nike promotional event in Beijing last month.

    In China, Nike Sets Out to Alter Sports Mindset

  • Zong zhi/Xinhua/ Two-year-old Xiang Weiyi received medical treatment in a hospital in east China's Zhejiang province Monday.

    Asia in Pictures

  • For instance Gao Xiang, a composer from Shanghai, has heard "The Chairman Dances," Adams's adaptation of music from Act III.

    Opera's 'Nixon in China' Moment

  • Zhu Xiang/Xinhua/Zuma Press People looked at a big lantern in the shape of China's pavilion that was displayed at the Shanghai World Expo 2010 in Zhengzhou on Wednesday.

    China Celebrates Lantern Festival

  • Xinhua said it was unclear why the woman, about 35 years old and identified as Qiu Xiang, killed herself in Sichuan province's Garze prefecture.

    World Watch

  • To get there, the Beaverton, Ore., sportswear giant plans to open more stores, put a renewed focused on recreational sports such as running and snowboarding, and emphasize its stable of local endorsers such as Chinese Olympic track-and-field star Liu Xiang and Chinese tennis player Li Na.

    In China, Nike Sets Out to Alter Sports Mindset


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