Sichuan

[ sich-wahn, sich-oo-ahn; Chinese sœ-chwahn ]
/ ˈsɪtʃˈwɑn, ˈsɪtʃ uˌɑn; Chinese ˈsœˈtʃwɑn /

noun Pinyin.

a province in southern central China. 219,691 sq. mi. (569,000 sq. km). Capital: Chengdu.

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Also Sze·chwan, Sze·chuan [sech-wahn, sech-oo-ahn; Chinese suh-chwahn] /ˈsɛtʃˈwɑn, ˈsɛtʃ uˌɑn; Chinese ˈsʌˈtʃwɑn/ .
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Sichuan

Szechuan or Szechwan

/ (ˈsɪtʃwɑːn) /

noun

a province of SW China: the most populous administrative division in the country, esp in the central Red Basin, where it is crossed by three main tributaries of the Yangtze. Capital: Chengdu. Pop: 81 000 000 (2003 est). Area: about 569 800 sq km (220 000 sq miles)
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