[ jy -jyahng ]
/ ˈdʒü ˈdʒyɑŋ /
a river in southeastern China, in southern Guangdong province, flowing east and south from Canton and forming an estuary near Hong Kong. About 110 miles (177 km) long.
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Also (Older Spelling) Chu Kiang [joo -gyahng] /ˈdʒu ˈgyɑŋ/ .
Also called Can·ton Riv·er [kan-ton-riv-er], /kænˈtɒn ˈrɪv ər/, Pearl River .
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British Dictionary definitions for Zhu Jiang
Chu Chiang or Chu Kiang
/ (ˈdʒuː ˈdʒjæŋ) /
a river in SE China, in S Guangdong province, flowing southeast from Canton to the South China Sea. Length: about 177 km (110 miles)Also called: Canton River, Pearl River
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