from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A province of south-central China. Settled by non-Chinese peoples including Tibetans, the Miao, and the Hui, it was incorporated into the empire (c. third century A.D.) by the Qin dynasty. Chengdu is the capital. Population: 82,300,000.
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- proper n. A province of central China. Historically Chongqing was also a part of it.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a populous province of south central China
Last summer my wife and I went through villages in Sichuan province where refugees from earthquakes prepared for the next few years of residence in temporary shelters and tents.
But then he used the Obama campaign (which gathered momentum after the book came out) and theMay 12th 2008 earthquake in Sichuan, China (which only occurred after the book released), to illustrate his central thesis that Group Action Just Got Easier.
Each of the cities is one cultural step from the last -- so although the west of Ireland is a world away from Tokyo, say, Hong Kong and Tokyo can be found on the same spectrum, as can Hong Kong and Mt Emei in Sichuan, as can Mongolia and China, as can Russia and
Giant panda "Yo Yo" bore a pair of female twins at the Wolong Panda reserve in Sichuan province last week, pushing the total number of 2010 births to 19, surpassing the previous record of 18 in 2006.
The pair, who specialize, respectively, in Sichuan and Cantonese styles, competed against 33 other chefs from around the world including Australia, Hong Kong and Japan.
A woman in Sichuan who is the only child of her parentscomplains it's difficult for her and her husband to have more children only because they are not in Shanghai:
So sad … however, I am glad to know someone made websites to memorize them, and the websites are really good … which reminds me that the Chinese citizen Tan Zho Ren who want to publicize the names and amount of killed children in Sichuan earthquake is in prison now.
To give students a chance to express some of their feelings regarding the recent earthquake in Sichuan (or another serious crisis).
Lesson was designed as a response to the May 12, 2008 earthquake in Sichuan but can be used to talk about and reflect on other serious crisis.
The reaction to the quake in Sichuan Province shows how rising wealth, cellphones, text messaging and mass transportation now make it much harder for the authorities to control popular reaction to a major event.
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