from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Chang Jiang.

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  • n. the longest river of Asia; flows eastward from Tibet into the East China Sea near Shanghai


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  • Jerram quickly demobilized four Yangtze River gunboats, snatching the officers and men from their decks and placing them on the battleship, but this was not enough.

    Castles of Steel

  • What a grand trip: Beijing, Chengtu, Chungking, a boat trip down the Yangtze River through the gorges, and Kweilin.

    Barbara Bush


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