[ wahn-shyahn ]
/ ˈwɑnˈʃyɑn /
a city in eastern Sichuan province, in southern central China, on the Chang Jiang.
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Also (Wade-Giles) Wan·hsien [wahn-shyen] /ˈwɑnˈʃyɛn/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Wanxian
Wanhsien or Wan-Hsien
/ (ˈwænˈʃjɛn) /
an inland port in central China, in E Sichuan province, on the Yangtze River. Pop: 1 963 000 (2005 est)
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