[yah-loo; Chinese yah-ly]
- a river in E Asia, forming part of the boundary between Manchuria and North Korea and flowing SW to the Yellow Sea. 300 miles (483 km) long.
Also called, Wade-Giles, Yalu Chiang [jyahng] /dʒyɑŋ/; Pinyin, Yalu Jiang [jyahng] /dʒyɑŋ/.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for yalu
Some of her officers had, indeed, taken part in the Battle of the Yalu.Sixty Years a Queen
Sir Herbert Maxwell
He knew, before his wits left him, that the objective of the Guards was the Yalu.The Way of the Gods
John Luther Long
Meanwhile China had despatched about 8000 troops to the Yalu river.
The sky was now entirely covered, and a biting wind swept down through the valley of the Yalu.The North Pacific
Willis Boyd Allen
Three thousand of the Chinese were killed and the remainder fled pell-mell across the Yalu.
- a river in E Asia, rising in N North Korea and flowing southwest to Korea Bay, forming a large part of the border between North Korea and NE China. Length: 806 km (501 miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012