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

  • A province of south-central China. Settled by non-Chinese peoples including Tibetans, the Miao, and the Hui, it was incorporated into the empire (c. third century A.D.) by the Qin dynasty. Chengdu is the capital. Population: 82,300,000.

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

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  • n. a populous province of south central China


Mandarin 四川 (Sìchuān). (Wiktionary)



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