Yalu

[ yah-loo; Chinese yah-ly ]
/ ˈyɑˌlu; Chinese ˈyɑˈlü /

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/.
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Yalu
/ (ˈjɑːˌluː) /

noun

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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