American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of east-central China east-northeast of Xi'an. A cultural and industrial center, it was the capital of several ancient dynasties, including the Han and Tang. Population: 1,040,000.
- n. a city in east central China; the capital of ancient China during several dynasties
“A child squats beside a hole containing vehicles and horse bones from the Eastern Zhou dynasty (770 BC-221 BC), which was dug out and made open to the public, in Luoyang, central China’s Henan province, August 17, 2006”
“Wang Song/Xinhua/Zumapress.com Two candidates reviewed crash-course materials before taking the test in Luoyang, Henan province.”
“Prices in cities further inland like Nanchang, Urumqi, Changsha and Luoyang recorded on-year price gains of above 8% in June.”
“China Daily/Reuters BUSTED: A soldier checked confiscated fake military vehicle plates in Luoyang, Henan Province, China, on Thursday.”
“While the overall outlook is positive, there could be some near-term headwinds as demand from the mass-transit sector and highway-related projects take a hit due to tighter credit market conditions, said Chen Hongzhou , vice director at Chinalco Luoyang Copper Co, a unit of Aluminum Corp. of China Ltd. or Chinalco.”
“Andrei Chang , the Hong Kong-based editor of Kanwa Defense, an online publication about military affairs, said China had also built a scale model of the F-117 at an aviation research institute in the city of Luoyang in Henan province.”
“Mei's family friend "Uncle" Chen hires her to find a Han dynasty jade of great value: he believes the piece was looted from the Luoyang Museum during the Cultural Revolution -- when the Red Guards swarmed the streets, destroying so many traces of the past -- and that it's currently for sale on the black market.”
“Tai chi, kung fu, and Chan Buddhism better known outside China as Zen are said to have originated here.6 It was the birthplace of Lao-tzu and other influential philosophers and was a center of political power in ancient times, boasting three former national capitals: Luoyang, Anyang, and Kaifeng.”
“When Wen Qi heard about the founding of Eastern Han, he sent his envoy to Luoyang by way of Jiaozhi. 116”
“Plans include a high-speed rail link between the provincial capital, Zhengzhou, and the tourist city of Luoyang.”
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