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

  • A city of east-central China on the Grand Canal. It was a capital of China in the sixth century A.D. and an important literary and cultural center. Marco Polo was governor of the city from 1282 to 1285. Population: 531,000.

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  • proper n. A prefecture-level city Jiangsu province, in eastern China.


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