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also Cheng·tu  (chŭng′do͞o′)
A city of south-central China west-northwest of Chongqing. It is the capital of Sichuan province.


(ˈtʃɛŋˈtuː) ,




(Placename) a city in S central China, capital of Sichuan province. Pop: 3 478 000 (2005 est)


or Cheng•tu


capital of Sichuan province, in central China. 2,810,000.
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degree in Electronic Information Science and Technology from South West Jiaotong University, Chengtu, Sichuan, P.
Briton Steve Jones and New Zealander Tania Davies were saved from their 38-foot yacht "Windigo" by Hong Kong cargo ship Chengtu.
the RNZAF, which provided a link for the two people on the Windigo when there was no other means of contact, and the Navy, and I would also like to express my appreciation to the captain of the Chengtu and the crew of the Adventure Bound for their efforts.
They were rescued from their damaged yacht Windigo adrift in the Pacific by cargo ship Chengtu yesterday after sending out an SOS.
On August 21, 1944, sixty-one Chengtu, China based B-29s assigned to the 40th BG attacked the Imperial Iron and Steel Works at Yawata on a daylight mission.
Sinza and Chengtu, in the Central district, also figured more prominently in a geography that hardly changed in the following years.
Hosie, His Majesty's Consul-general at Chengtu, on a Journey to the Eastern Frontier of Thibet" British Parliamentary Paper, col.
There are only two books (see [1, 2]) written by Daniel Sheets Dye--former professor at West China Union University Chengtu.
There on his divan, still up to his neck in bargaining, in mud, and in blood, in a medieval Chengtu [Chengdu] where nothing was settled and danger lurked everywhere, he let his pipes bear him off into a crazy but logical delirium in which he saw his triumph celebrated, his railroad brought into being.
It was invented during the reign of Emperor Tung Chi (1862-75) of the Manchu dynasty by the wife of Chen Ling-Fu, a well-known chef in Chengtu.
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