American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
“One woman with a Chinese state-run dance troupe that performed for Mr. Kim in Yangzhou posted smartphone pictures of the event a day later.”
“Yet culturally is where Yangzhou truly stands out.”
“Of course, many cities throughout China get relegated to the T's and Z's letters that designate slower trains, so what makes Yangzhou deserving of a D?”
“Still, the fact remains that Yangzhou is a T or a Z, which makes it either a giant outlier in the government's long-standing tradition of mining canal-rich towns see: Suzhou, or perhaps a built-in excuse to continue coddling the Hangzhou tourism bureau.”
“For the time being, Yangzhou is in no hurry to grab a seat -- a strategy that befits the leisurely pace of its locals.”
“This past weekend, I hopped on a long-distance bus to the city of Yangzhou, one of China's fabled destinations of yore.”
“Yangzhou is breathtakingly beautiful, all rippling canals, charmingly rickety bridges, anachronistic archways, cobbled streets, and a majestic Slender West Lake that rivals anything in Hangzhou China's most bankable asset for tourism in terms of sheer panoramic grandeur.”
“Recently, I hopped on a long-distance bus to the city of Yangzhou, one of China's fabled destinations of yore.”
“The D train--China's fastest train and most painless, efficient mode of transportation -- is nowhere to be found in Yangzhou.”
“With such a low success rate, it's no wonder that Yangzhou and Chongqing remain such elusive tourist pursuits.”
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