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

  • See Luoyang.

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  • n. a city in east central China; the capital of ancient China during several dynasties


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  • One day she said to herself, I have lived in Loyang for a long time.

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  • Midway between the two stood the so-called Loyang-School, whose greatest leaders were the historian and poet Ss [) u] - ma Kuang (1019-1086) and the philosopher-poet

    A History of China

  • Leonard, who was instructed to go to Loyang, said that from time to time, he “looked back into the cabin” to observe his passengers.

    The Last Empress

  • If you still recognize me as your superior, you should send me to Loyang; otherwise you are a rebel.

    The Last Empress

  • He had chosen to spend the day at the army base in Loyang, where he and May-ling were joined for a celebratory lunch by the Young Marshal.

    The Last Empress

  • If you have no previous knowledge of the affair, you should see that I return immediately to Nanking or Loyang.

    The Last Empress

  • When the Young Marshal suggested that May-ling and Donald fly to Loyang while he disguised Chiang and smuggled him out of the city, May-ling refused.

    The Last Empress

  • But Donald called May-ling from Loyang to assure her that her husband was being well treated, that he was “still furious and resentful,” but that he had spoken with the Young Marshal, who had admitted his mistakes.

    The Last Empress

  • At Loyang, the capital of Honan, there were seven to eight hundred military trucks, only about a hundred of which were used to send reinforcements to the front, since the rest had been commandered by army officers to remove their personal belongings to safety.

    The Last Empress

  • When we arrived at Loyang just at dark the Young Marshal asked me to circle once or twice to let them know we were landing.

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