[yoo-nan, -nahn; Chinese yyn-nahn]
- a province in S China. 168,417 sq. mi. (436,200 sq. km). Capital: Kunming.
- former name of Kunming.
Also Wade-Giles, Yün·nan.
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Our order of march through Yunnan varied little from day to day.
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So I turned to the interior, to the western provinces of Yunnan and Szechuan.
What was true at that time in Yunnan was also the case in Szechuan.
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- a province of SW China: consists mainly of a plateau broken in the southeast by the Red and Black Rivers, with mountains in the west, rising over 5500 m (18 000 ft); large deposits of tin, lead, zinc, and coal. Capital: Kunming. Pop: 43 760 000 (2003 est). Area: 436 200 sq km (168 400 sq miles)
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