[ lwaw-yahng ]
/ ˈlwɔˈyɑŋ /
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a city in northern Henan province, in eastern China.
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Also (Wade-Giles) Lo·yang [Chinese law-yahng] /Chinese ˈlɔˈyɑŋ/ .
Formerly He·nan [hœ-nahn] /ˈhœˈnɑn/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Luoyang
/ (ˈləʊˈjæŋ) /
a city in E China, in N Henan province on the Luo River near its confluence with the Yellow River; an important Buddhist centre in the 5th and 6th centuries; a commercial and industrial centre. Pop: 1 594 000 (2005 est)
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