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

  • A city of southwest China east-northeast of Kunming. The capital of Guizhou province, it is a major transportation and industrial center. Population: 1,340,000.

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  • n. A prefecture-level city in southwestern China; capital of Guizhou Province.


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  • Xinhua/Zuma Press A housing project is being built in Huaxi District of Guiyang, Guizhou province.

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  • Chen Xi , a writer and veteran dissident, was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a court in the southwestern city of Guiyang on Monday.

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  • The latest sentence comes just three weeks after another dissident, Chen Xi, was sentenced by a court in Guiyang in southwest China to 10 years in jail for inciting subversion.

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  • A growing pack of curious onlookers followed us from our hotel to the restaurant in Guiyang, and the entire waitstaff crowded around two­-and­-a-­half-­year-­old Anna, wanting to hold her, kiss her, and pose for pictures with her.

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  • The expat­-oriented travel agent first tried to correct me, then laughed out loud when I insisted on buying air tickets to the capital of Guiyang.

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