a Chinese dynasty whose dates are usually given as 1766–1122 b.c. and sometimes as 1523–1027 b.c.
- Also called Yin [yin] /yɪn/ .
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How to use Shang in a sentence
For example, Shang and Mulan used to kiss at the end of the movie, right there in front of her parents.This Year’s Oscar Nominees Reveal a Rising Class of BIPOC Power Players in Hollywood | Andrew R. Chow | April 22, 2021 | Time
It also sold a $3.3 million Shang Dynasty bronze wine vessel to an online bidder in 2010.
But again, it is at the expense of her love interest, Shang, a proud son of a colonel, who once again has to be rescued.
The monastery is constructed chiefly of stone, but it also contains timber transported hither from the Shang valley.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2) | Sven Hedin
Shiar-gang-la and Shang-shung-la lie on the watershed between the Salwin and the Brahmaputra.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 2 (of 2) | Sven Hedin
Nine are "below" (hia) and One "above" (Shang); a remark as true today as it ever was.
Farther on (see Chinese version) we read that the Canyon river produces or grows into (Shang) a beautiful (kan) yuen.
And "Keang Shang's ta-hoh" or great Canyon is also named in honor of this shan or god—this incarnated god.
British Dictionary definitions for Shang
the dynasty ruling in China from about the 18th to the 12th centuries bc
of or relating to the pottery produced during the Shang dynasty
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