Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A province of southwest China crossed by the Yangtze River. Chengdu is the capital.

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  • proper noun A province of central China. Historically Chongqing was also a part of it.

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  • noun a populous province of south central China

Etymologies

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Mandarin 四川 (Sìchuān).

Examples

  • Giant panda "Yo Yo" bore a pair of female twins at the Wolong Panda reserve in Sichuan province last week, pushing the total number of 2010 births to 19, surpassing the previous record of 18 in 2006.

    Panda Baby Boom In China (VIDEO)

  • The pair, who specialize, respectively, in Sichuan and Cantonese styles, competed against 33 other chefs from around the world including Australia, Hong Kong and Japan.

    Cooking Up Chinese In Times Square

  • Each of the cities is one cultural step from the last -- so although the west of Ireland is a world away from Tokyo, say, Hong Kong and Tokyo can be found on the same spectrum, as can Hong Kong and Mt Emei in Sichuan, as can Mongolia and China, as can Russia and

    David Mitchell discusses his first novel, Ghostwritten

  • Giant panda "Yo Yo" bore a pair of female twins at the Wolong Panda reserve in Sichuan province last week, pushing the total number of 2010 births to 19, surpassing the previous record of 18 in 2006.

    Panda Baby Boom In China (VIDEO)

  • Giant panda "Yo Yo" bore a pair of female twins at the Wolong Panda reserve in Sichuan province last week, pushing the total number of 2010 births to 19, surpassing the previous record of 18 in 2006.

    Panda Baby Boom In China (VIDEO)

  • But then he used the Obama campaign (which gathered momentum after the book came out) and theMay 12th 2008 earthquake in Sichuan, China (which only occurred after the book released), to illustrate his central thesis that Group Action Just Got Easier.

    2009 February « One Size Fits One

  • Last summer my wife and I went through villages in Sichuan province where refugees from earthquakes prepared for the next few years of residence in temporary shelters and tents.

    China's Way Forward

  • Last summer my wife and I went through villages in Sichuan province where refugees from earthquakes prepared for the next few years of residence in temporary shelters and tents.

    China's Way Forward

  • But then he used the Obama campaign (which gathered momentum after the book came out) and theMay 12th 2008 earthquake in Sichuan, China (which only occurred after the book released), to illustrate his central thesis that Group Action Just Got Easier.

    Clay Shirky on group action getting easier « One Size Fits One

  • Giant panda "Yo Yo" bore a pair of female twins at the Wolong Panda reserve in Sichuan province last week, pushing the total number of 2010 births to 19, surpassing the previous record of 18 in 2006.

    Panda Baby Boom In China (VIDEO)

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