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

  • A city of southeast China on the Gan Jiang southeast of Wuhan. Dating from the 12th century, it is the capital of Jiangxi province. Population: 1,380,000.

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  • n. A city in southeastern China; capital of Jiangxi Province.

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  • n. a walled city in southeastern China on the Gan Jiang
  • n. a walled city in southeastern China on the Gan Jiang


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  • Nanchang, a city in southeastern China, attempted last month to ban indoor smoking in all public places, restaurants, bars and offices.

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  • To celebrate the festival, about 10,000 riddles were put up in Libu Lake Park in Nanchang on Saturday.

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  • Zhou Ke/Xinhua/Zuma Press A woman guessed the answers to riddles in Nanchang, east China's Jiangxi province, Saturday.

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