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

  • A city of eastern China on the Grand Canal west-northwest of Shanghai. It is an industrial center in an agricultural region. Population: 827,000.

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  • proper n. A prefecture-level city in Jiangsu province, China.


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