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

  • A river, about 177 km (110 mi) long, of southeast China flowing from Guangzhou into the South China Sea and forming an estuary between Hong Kong and Macao.

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  • n. a river in southeast China that flows into the South China Sea

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  • Many of the grand rivers of Asia from the Ganges and the Padma to the Yangtze, the Yellow and the Zhu Jiang rivers were meticulously drawn, with cities and towns highlighted along their banks.

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  • Many lighting export enterprises in Zhu Jiang delta depend on card produce for foreign companies and only can gain slight profits.

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  • Zhu Jiang delta is the main producing zone of lighting appliance.

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  • At present, lighting manufacturers in China are about 10 thousand, which mainly lie in Yangtze Delta and Zhu Jiang delta areas.

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  • I then spent several hours walking along the famous Pearl River (Zhu Jiang) saying its name over and over again from Haizhu Square all the way down to Shamian Island and then across the river and all the way back up to the Haiyin Bridge.

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