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

  • See Changzhou.

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Examples

  • Perhaps the most notable example is that at Changchow which was destroyed during the rebellion.

    Buddhism and Buddhists in China

  • Kintang, by placing Gordon's force within striking distance of Changchow and its communications, would have compelled the rebels to suspend these operations and recall their forces.

    China

  • By seizing this and the adjoining towns he hoped to cut the rebellion in two, and to be able to attack Changchow in the rear.

    China

  • From Liyang Major Gordon marched on Kintang, a town due north of Liyang, and about half-way between Changchow and Nankin.

    China

  • Tayan was evacuated two days after the fall of Changchow, leaving Nankin alone in their hands.

    China

  • Changchow had consequently to be approached systematically by trenches, in the construction of which the Chinese showed themselves very skillful.

    China

  • Changchow, while that chief himself returned to Nankin.

    China

  • The capture of Changchow was to be the next and crowning success of the campaign.

    China

  • Santajin established his force in a camp not far distant from Changchow, and engaged the rebels in almost daily skirmishes.

    China

  • Bayan now returned from a campaign in Mongolia to resume the chief conduct of the war, and he signalized his return by the capture of Changchow.

    China

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