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

  • A lake of east-central China west of Shanghai. Its basin is one of China's richest agricultural areas.


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  • Next morning I had nothing worse than a bad headache, and we set off north-west through the wooded flats and flood-lands that lie between the great river and the Tai Hu lake to the south.

    Flashman and the Dragon


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