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  1. a Chinese language spoken in Hunan province in southern China.
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Historical Examples of hsiang

  • When Hsiang heard what had taken place he ran out and found his brother lying dead upon the ground.

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  • Then the wind got up, and a hailstorm followed, and by-and-by Hsiang was quite numbed with the cold.

  • Miao Shan had returned to Hsiang Shan, leaving in the palace the bodily form of the priest.

  • A minute later a horde of brigands of ferocious aspect rushed up to the temple of Hsiang Shan.

  • Miao Shan had learnt by revelation at Hsiang Shan all that was taking place at the palace.

British Dictionary definitions for hsiang


  1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Xiang
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