[yah-loo; Chinese yah-ly]
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.
Also called, Wade-Giles
, Yalu Chiang [jyahng] /dʒyɑŋ/
, Yalu Jiang [jyahng] /dʒyɑŋ/
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
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Historical Examples of yalu
Some of her officers had, indeed, taken part in the Battle of the Yalu.
He knew, before his wits left him, that the objective of the Guards was the Yalu.
Meanwhile China had despatched about 8000 troops to the Yalu river.
The sky was now entirely covered, and a biting wind swept down through the valley of the Yalu.
Three thousand of the Chinese were killed and the remainder fled pell-mell across the Yalu.
British Dictionary definitions for yalu
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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