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

  • A city of northeast China near the Great Wall northwest of Beijing.

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  • On Sunday, the eighth day of the near-standstill, trucks moved just over a kilometer (less than a mile) on the worst section, said Zhang Minghai, a traffic director in Zhangjiakou, a city about 150 kilometers (90 miles) northwest of Beijing.

    China's Traffic Jam Could Last For Weeks

  • Zhang Minghai, director of Zhangjiakou city's Traffic Management Bureau general office, said in a telephone interview he didn't expect the situation to return to normal until around Sept. 17 when road construction is scheduled to be finished and traffic lanes will open up.

    China Traffic Jam Could Last Weeks

  • The accident occurred near Zhangjiakou city in Hebei province, Xinhua news agency said.

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  • Xinhua News Agency says 17 other people were injured in the crash early Sunday near Zhangjiakou, a city northwest of Beijing.

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  • Zhang Minghai, director of Zhangjiakou city's Traffic Management Bureau general office.

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  • Zhangjiakou city's Traffic Management Bureau general office.

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  • Zhang Minghai, director of Zhangjiakou city's Traffic Management Bureau general office.

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  • Already, a significant amount of coal transport has shifted from China's overburdened rail lines to its crowded roads, with coal-laden trucks blamed for snarling roads, as with a two-week-long traffic jam that clogged the national highway between Beijing and Zhangjiakou this summer.

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  • Zhang Minghai, director of Zhangjiakou city's Traffic Management Bureau general office.

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  • On Sunday, the eighth day of the near-standstill, trucks moved just over a kilometer (less than a mile) on the worst section, said Zhang Minghai, a traffic director in Zhangjiakou, a city about 150 kilometers (90 miles) northwest of Beijing.

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