[ yah-loo; Chinese yah-ly ]
/ ˈyɑˌlu; Chinese ˈyɑˈlü /
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noun Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
a river in E Asia, forming part of the boundary between Manchuria and North Korea and flowing SW to the Yellow Sea. 300 miles (483 km) long.
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Also called, Wade-Giles, Yalu Chiang [jyahng]; /dʒyɑŋ/; Pinyin, Yalu Jiang [jyahng]. /dʒyɑŋ/.
Words nearby Yalu
y'all, Yalong Jiang, Yalow, Yalta, Yalta agreement, Yalu, yam, Yama, Yamagata, Yamamoto, Yamani
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How to use Yalu in a sentence
From this nerveless, forsaken Korean land I rode down upon the sandy islands of the Yalu.Revolution and Other Essays|Jack London
The Han, watering the central provinces of the country, and the Yalu in the north, are the two principal ones.
Instead of that they advanced themselves, beat a small Russian army at the Yalu, and pressed on.The Boy Scout Automobilists|Robert Maitland
In 1903, it was announced that a Russian company had obtained a timber concession on the Yalu River.The Story of Russia|R. Van Bergen, M.A.
Beyond the Yalu, forty miles wide, was the strip of waste that constituted the northern frontier and that ran from sea to sea.The Jacket (The Star-Rover)|Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for Yalu
/ (ˈjɑːˌluː) /
a river in E Asia, rising in N North Korea and flowing southwest to Korea Bay, forming a large part of the border between North Korea and NE China. Length: 806 km (501 miles)
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