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

  • The longest river of China and of Asia, flowing about 5,551 km (3,450 mi) from Xizang (Tibet) to the East China Sea. The river has been an important trade and transportation route since ancient times.

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  • proper n. An alternative name for the Yangtze River in central China.

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  • n. the longest river of Asia; flows eastward from Tibet into the East China Sea near Shanghai
  • n. the longest river of Asia; flows eastward from Tibet into the East China Sea near Shanghai

Etymologies

From Mandarin 長江 / 长江 (Cháng Jiāng). (Wiktionary)

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