[ yah-nahn ]
/ ˈyɑˈnɑn /
a city in northern Shaanxi province, in north central China: the headquarters of Chinese Communists 1937–47.
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Also Yan'·an, (Wade-Giles) Yen·an [Chinese yen-ahn] /Chinese ˈyɛnˈɑn/ .
Formerly (Wade-Giles) Fu·shih [Chinese foo-shœ] /Chinese ˈfuˈʃœ/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Yanan
/ (ˈjænˈæn) /
a city in NE China, in N Shaanxi province: political and military capital of the Chinese Communists (1935–49). Pop: 343 000 (2005 est)Also called: Fushih
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