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Definition for yao (2 of 2)
noun, plural Yaos, (especially collectively) Yao for 1.
Example sentences from the Web for yao
At a press conference in March, Yao said, “Buying ivory is the same as buying a bullet.”
“The element of adding a foreigner is not quite a clown show or circus type of act, but it does have a novelty effect,” says Yao.
Sora's Chinese name has more than 41 million page hits on Google, exceeding that of Mao Zedong, Yao Ming, or Confucius.
Now, if he can just win over his communist bosses, he'll be the biggest thing since Yao Ming.
Yao and Shun, his successor, are two of the notable characters in the ancient annals of China.Historic Tales, Vol. 12 (of 15)|Charles Morris
Even Yao and Shun were still struggling to become better, and so bring peace to all men.The Sayings Of Confucius|Confucius
But the thunder crashes and bellows its anger, that while Yao and Shun are here they should also be crowning Y.
These queens were the daughters of the Emperor Yao, who gave them in marriage to Shun, and abdicated in his favour.
And Yao was merely the renovator of a system long previously established.