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

  • A city of eastern China northwest of Nanjing. It was a government base during the civil war (1946-1949). Population: 539,000.

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  • Research Institute for Glass Industry (" Bengbu "), a subsidiary of China Construction Material Group, the largest producer of glass material and cement in China,

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  • Upon arriving in Bengbu City, I was to meet the local police constable, Chief Liu Yunlin, at the home of Jiang Wenli, a 56-year old practitioner of Falun Gong.

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  • I had never traveled to Bengbu previous to this excursion and the view from my taxicab was delightful.

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  • She lived with her husband, a fisherman, in a large, sturdily-constructed apartment building in the neighborhood known as Little Bengbu, on the north bank of the Huai River.

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  • It reached the top speed on a segment of the 824-mile 1,318-kilometer - long line between Zaozhuang city in Shandong province and Bengbu city in Anhui province, Xinhua said.

    China Unveils World's Fastest High Speed Train

  • Great Regulars: Zhang Lin, who was jailed by a court in Anhui's Bengbu city in 2005 after he posted material critical of the ruling Communist Party online and tried to visit the home of ousted former premier Zhao Ziyang, said he had been told by police that he could be detained again at any time.

    Great Regulars: Zhang Lin, who was jailed by a court

  • In this photo released by China's Xinhua news agency, a China Railway High-Speed CRH train enters Bengbu south railway station, a stop in Anhui province on the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail line, on Friday Dec. 3, 2010.

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  • It reached the top speed on a segment of the 824-mile 1,318-kilometer -long line between Zaozhuang city in Shandong province and Bengbu city in Anhui province, Xinhua said.

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  • Zaozhuang city in Shandong province and Bengbu city in Anhui province, Xinhua said.

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  • For 28 days in September 2005, Zhang waged a hunger strike to protest his unjust sentence and the harsh conditions at Bengbu No. 1 Detention Center.

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