Definitions

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

  • A river, about 965 km (600 mi) long, of central China flowing east and south to the Chang Jiang (Yangtze River) at Chongqing.

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Examples

  • The Jialing is a major tributary of the Yangtze, China's longest river.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • They went up to the West Gate, where they could look down on a rolling sea of tile rooftops in the town below, or four miles out to Jialing, where they could go down to the river and watch the junks being rowed by twelve-man crews chanting songs as they passed.

    A Covert Affair

  • Agence France-Presse/Getty Images A rescuer looked for people as a passenger boat capsized after being hit by a restaurant boat on the flooded Jialing River in southwest China's Chongqing Tuesday.

    Asia in Pictures

  • Associated Press Rescuers on the river bank watched a ferry capsize after it was hit by a restaurant boat during a rescue operation in the flooded Jialing River in southwest China's Chongqing municipality on Tuesday.

    Month of Floods Strikes China

  • And yet only now, seeing this collection of sealed doors, did he feel the grievous possibility, even probability, that Jialing was locked away behind one of them.

    Heaven Lake

  • Fire crews had problems trying to reach the boat to rescue the passengers in the Jialing River in the southwest of the country.

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  • The elevated water level caused a restaurant boat that was moored in the Jialing river to slip anchor and drift downstream where it collided with another boat before capsizing.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • In neighboring Sichuan province in China's southwest, the Jialing and the Qu rivers, both tributaries to the Yangtze, exceeded warning levels by up to nine metres (30 feet), flooding numerous towns and cities, press reports said.

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

  • It said two dozen major rivers had risen beyond their warning levels, with workers scrambling to sandbag riverbanks along the Yellow, Jialing, Han, Huai and Yangtze rivers to prevent further flooding, the report said.

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  • It said two dozen major rivers rose beyond their warning levels, with workers scrambling to sandbag riverbanks along the Yellow, Jialing, Han, Huai and Yangtze rivers to prevent further flooding, the report said.

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