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Poyang

[paw-yahng]
noun
  1. a lake in E China, in Kiangsi province. 90 miles (145 km) long.
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Historical Examples

  • It was in such style that after a twenty days' march we came upon the Imperialist troops in the neighbourhood of the Poyang Lake.

    Ti-Ping Tien-Kwoh

    Augustus F. Lindley

  • The site of the port will be on the west side of the entrance to the Poyang Lake and the right bank of the Yangtze.

  • So the work of regulating the Poyang channels will be well paid by reclamation.

  • The soul of a Poyang after death is believed to enter into the body of a tiger.