/ (ˈjæŋtsɪ, ˈjæŋktsɪ) /
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the longest river in China, rising in SE Qinghai province and flowing east to the East China Sea near Shanghai: a major commercial waterway in one of the most densely populated areas of the world. The Three Gorges dam near Yichang, the world's biggest hydroelectric and flood-control project, was begun in 1994 and the dam was completed in 2003, with filling taking several years thereafter. Length: 5528 km (3434 miles)Also: Yangtze Kiang, Chang Jiang, Chang
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Words nearby Yangtze
Yangon, Yangquan, Yang Shangkun, Yang-shao, yang tao, Yangtze, Yangtze River, Yangzhou, Yanina, yank, Yankee
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How to use Yangtze in a sentence
The Yangtze is the third largest river in the world and navigable 400 miles beyond Hankow, or 1000 miles in all.Where Half The World Is Waking Up|Clarence Poe
Think not that the life will be luxurious—houseboat life on the Upper Yangtze is decidedly not luxurious.
A wu-pan (literally wu of five and pan of boards) is a small boat, the smallest used by travelers on the Upper Yangtze.
So he was allowed to take the vows, and when his head had been shaven was named: “The Monk of the Yangtze-kiang.”
Then the monk of the Yangtze-kiang realized that this was his mother and he took the bloody writing out and gave it to her.