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Anyang

or An-yang

[ahn-yahng]
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noun Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
  1. a city in N Henan province, in E China: site of the ancient city of Yin, the center of the Shang dynasty, dated c1350–1027 b.c.
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Examples from the Web for anyang

Historical Examples

  • It adjoined the site of the present town of Anyang, in the province of Honan.

    A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]

    Wolfram Eberhard

  • In Anyang tens of thousands of these oracle bones with inscriptions have been found.


British Dictionary definitions for anyang

Anyang

noun
  1. a town in E China, in Henan province: archaeological site and capital of the Shang dynasty. Pop: 808 000 (2005 est)
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