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

  • A city of eastern China north-northeast of Zhengzhou. It was a capital of the Shang dynasty and one of the earliest centers of Chinese civilization. Population: 561,000.
  • A city of northwest South Korea, a suburb of Seoul. Population: 612,000.


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  • Reuters Policemen tried to keep order as residents gathered near a railway station in Anyang in central China on Sunday.

    Asia in Pictures

  • The seizure resulted in the arrest of 114 members of a counterfeit-drug ring in the Chinese city of Anyang, in China's central Henan province, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Monday, citing police officials.

    Beijing Authorities Confiscate Fake Drugs

  • Privately owned companies Jiyuan Jinli Smelting Co. and Anyang City Minshan Nonferrous Metals Co. bore the brunt of the ordered cuts in this polluting sector, accounting for one-fifth of the targets between them.

    China Furthers Drive to Cut Metal Capacity

  • Minister of Medical Services Anyang' Nyong'o said on Wednesday that in order to provide universal access to ARVs, Kenya would first have to raise the required funds.

    HIV Positive Kenyans Call on Leaders to Deliver on HIV Funding

  • 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 a Billion Chinese Jump

  • These cities — like Nanning, Shijiazhuang, Harbin and Anyang — are relatively unknown outside of China but have populations well over one million and are expected to help lead the next wave of growth in the Chinese economy, Ford believes.

    Ford to Add 66 New Dealers in China by Year End

  • The same journal identified a compact fluorescent lightbulb factory in Anyang, eastern China, where 35% of workers suffered mercury poisoning, and industrial discharge containing the toxin went straight into the water supply.

    'Green' light bulbs poisoning the Chinese...

  • [T] here are newcomer projects and new films by established directors - these include Joe Dante (e.g. Gremlins), Jorge Gaggero (Live-In Maid), Wang Chao (Luxury Car; The Orphan of Anyang) or Clément Virgo (Berlinale 2006: Lie With Me), as well as all-round talents such as Sarah Polley.

    GreenCine Daily: Berlinale. Jury, Panorama, Co-Production Market.

  • The major excavations are still carried out outside Beijing, in places like Anyang, Louyang, and Xi'an [sites in Shaaxi Province].

    Interview with Li Boqian

  • Anyang Nyongo Secretary General of the Orange Democratic Movement, said the country should start preparing "for a new election of the president."

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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