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Ichang

[ee-chahng] /ˈiˈtʃɑŋ/
noun
1.
Wade-Giles. Yichang.
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  • Reimer found the species at Ichang, in Hupeh, at elevations of 3000 to 3700 feet.

    The Pears of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • A day or two after a great fire at Ichang a strange 266 sight was to be seen.

    Intimate China Mrs. Archibald Little
  • He said also that at Ichang it was very shocking how few cash they gave for the tael.

    Intimate China Mrs. Archibald Little
  • These are exclusive of the goods, mentioned above, sent to Ss-chuan under transit pass from Ichang and Hankow.

  • It seems to prefer thin-soiled, rocky ground, being met with in great abundance on the banks of the Yang-tsze west of Ichang.

  • The time required to navigate a junk between Ichang and Chung-king depends upon the state of the river.

  • Another story we heard from some devoted Franciscan Sisters up at Ichang.

    Changing China William Gascoyne-Cecil
  • Beyond Hankow the river is much shallower, and communication with Ichang is often interrupted in the winter by want of water.

    Changing China William Gascoyne-Cecil
  • Arrived at Ichang, she scratched out taels, and was about to write in dollars.

    Intimate China Mrs. Archibald Little
  • So the water front of Ichang is a busy scene at all times, and in the winter season the boats are packed together sardine fashion.

    A Wayfarer in China Elizabeth Kendall
British Dictionary definitions for Ichang

Ichang

/ˈiːˈtʃæŋ/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name of Yichang
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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