[ ahn-yahng ]
/ ˈɑnˈyɑŋ /
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noun Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
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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How to use Anyang in a sentence
In Anyang tens of thousands of these oracle bones with inscriptions have been found.
It adjoined the site of the present town of Anyang, in the province of Honan.
British Dictionary definitions for Anyang
/ (ˈɑːnˈjɑːŋ) /
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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