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 (lwō′yäng′) also Lo·yang (lō′-)
A city of north-central China east-northeast of Xi'an. It was an important dynastic capital.


(ˈləʊˈjæŋ) or


(Placename) a city in E China, in N Henan province on the Luo River near its confluence with the Yellow River; an important Buddhist centre in the 5th and 6th centuries; a commercial and industrial centre. Pop: 1 594 000 (2005 est)



also Loyang

a city in N Henan province, in E China. 1,190,000.
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Noun1.Luoyang - a city in east central China; the capital of ancient China during several dynasties
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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