[ sawng-hwah ]
/ ˈsɔŋˈʰwɑ /
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a river in northeastern China, flowing northwest and northeast through eastern and central Manchuria into the Amur River on the boundary of Siberia. 800 miles (1,287 km) long.
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Also (Wade-Giles) Sung·hua [soong-hwah] /ˈsʊŋˈʰwɑ/ .
Also called Song·hua Jiang [jyahng], /dʒyɑŋ/, (Wade-Giles) Sung·hua Chiang [jyahng]; /dʒyɑŋ/; Sun·ga·ri [soong-guh-ree] /ˈsʊŋ gə ri/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Songhua
/ (ˈsʌŋˈwɑː) /
a river in NE China, rising in SE Jilin province and flowing north and northeast to the Amur River near Tongjiang: the chief river of Manchuria and largest tributary of the Amur; frozen from November to April. Length: over 1300 km (800 miles)Also called: Sungari
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