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扬子江

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from 揚子江

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

扬子江

  1. (obsolete) the stretch of the Yangtze River between its mouth and Nanjing, near the formerly-important port of Yangzhou
  2. Yangtze River

Usage notesEdit

In Chinese, the name 長江 or 长江 is overwhelmingly more common. To the extent 扬子江 is employed in modern usage, it is typically translating names or phrases from foreign languages, where variations on it became standard for the entire river.

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