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A city of north-central China south-southwest of Beijing on the Yellow River. It was an important dynastic capital.


(Placename) a city in E China, in N Henan on the Yellow River: one of the oldest cities in China and its capital (as Pien-liang) from 907 to 1126. Pop: 810 000 (2005 est)



a city in NE Henan province, in E China: a former provincial capital. 507,763.
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The majority of family members lived in Shandong Province in Gusu; ancient Wu Jun, Luling, Poyang, Jianyang, Chujian, Nanyang, Jizhou, Bianliang, Yangzhou, and Puyang.
Tres dias despues ocurrio que el catequista presbiteriano Gao Zhang ( [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII]), que estaba en Tainan, acompanado de su mujer Lin Bianliang, dio a esta <<un buyo y un poco de te, y segun dicen, se volvio loca y murio>>.
Interesting intellectually, these voices lack the dramatic character of those depicted in the scroll itself, the facsimile of which graces seventeen pages at the centre of the book, taking us through the "urban realism" of Bianliang.