[yoo-en; Chinese yyen]
- a river in S China, flowing NE to Tungting. 540 miles (869 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for yuen
He took the title of Shit-su and founded what is known as the Yuen dynasty.
Yuen Sz asked what might be considered to bring shame on one.The Wisdom of Confucius
When they had eaten for some time in silence Yuen Yan again spoke.Kai Lung's Golden Hours
The light on the Ting Yuen vanished instantly, Frobisher noticed, and the one to seaward went out immediately afterward.A Chinese Command
Yuen tsze supplied the defect I stated before, and anticipated what had occupied my mind for a long time.