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  • proper noun Alternative form of Chengdu.

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Examples

  • In the Chinese dairy in Chengtu there is a man and a cow and a calf.

    China—Its People and Their Life

  • The Province of Szechwan, in which the City of Chengtu is located, is almost as large as the Province of Ontario and larger than France, so that you can form some idea of what room we have for expansion out there.

    China—Its People and Their Life

  • We had been in Chengtu only a few months when the Revolution broke out in 1911, and after a preliminary besiegement in the hospital there for three months, we made our way to Shanghai.

    China—Its People and Their Life

  • Yes, we were nearing Marco Polo's "large and noble" city of Sindin-fu and it is to-day again a "large and noble" city, only now it is known as Chengtu, and the days are not so very far in the past when it was hardly a city at all.

    A Wayfarer in China Impressions of a trip across West China and Mongolia

  • It is situated in the City of Chengtu which is surrounded by a wall twelve miles long, thirty feet high and about forty feet wide, and is in the centre of one of the most fertile plains in the whole world.

    China—Its People and Their Life

  • As many as 350,000 men, women, and children were drafted into building the Chengtu complex and perhaps as many more were employed in India.

    Whirlwind

  • Hitting Yawata used up the fuel stockpiled at the Chengtu fields, forcing a delay of further missions until more gasoline could be ferried over The Hump.

    Whirlwind

  • Nearly 100 bombers departed the Chengtu complex for Omura again, but weather forced an abort.

    Whirlwind

  • Furthermore, Japanese agents in China could report every time the Superfortresses staged from India through Chengtu, providing hours of advance warning for the homeland.

    Whirlwind

  • That night of the 21st the Japanese sent bombers against Chengtu Airdrome, damaging a grounded B-29 named Typhoon McGoon III, but American night fighters were up.

    Whirlwind

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