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also Sze·chuan or Sze·chwan  (sĕch′wän′)
A province of southwest China crossed by the Yangtze River. Chengdu is the capital.


 (sĕch′wän′) or Sze·chwan (sĕch′wän′)


(ˈsɪtʃˈwɑn, ˈsɪtʃ uˌɑn)

also Szechwan

a province in S central China. 112,140,000; 219,691 sq. mi. (569,000 sq. km). Cap.: Chengdu.
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Noun1.Szechwan - a populous province of south central ChinaSzechwan - a populous province of south central China
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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A homage to Bertolt Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan, which was performed at the school in last November, it was described as a "cracking show" by EdinburghGuide.
The menu will include traditional Chinese cuisine served individually or family style, with specialty dishes such as beef and broccoli, General Tso chicken, Szechwan shrimp, beef and scallop.
Fried Rice dishes are also available and the Szechwan Fried Rice is also a typical Indian Chinese specialty.
General Chow is a modern Chinese restaurant with full bar, serving a menu including dumplings, soup, noodles, fresh seafood, and Szechwan spicy food.
That extravaganza came fast on the heels of deBessonet's minimalist but similarly thrilling Good Person of Szechwan, proving she can work lean and mean as well as grand-scale.
Garnished with hot Pepe di Sichuan or szechwan pepper and sweet Salsa Prugne or plum sauce, it was easily my pick for the evening.
Global flavors, like fish sauce, bottarga, and Szechwan peppercorns, seep into the menus and somewhat controversial ingredients, like horse meat, are brought to the table via excellent local butchers.
The restaurant's other big masterstroke has been to get The Oberoi Group's Chinese chefs from across the country -- Guang Cheng ( India Jones, Mumbai), Cheng Wei Wang ( Taipan, New Delhi) and Liang Cheng ( Szechwan Court, Bangalore) -- to cook with resident chefs Tang Xi Bing and Hu Jia Yi for the Wok Stars food promotion, which will be on till September 8.
We've staged The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht; Death And The Maiden by Ariel Dorfman; Blue Remembered Hills by Dennis Potter; The Good Person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht and Tissue by Louise Osborn, among others.
Ingredients include chicken stock, mushroom, garlic, roasted green peppers, jalapeno chilli peppers, coriander, mint, cinnamon, Szechwan pepper and cumin.
Szechwan is an elaborate section of Chinese cuisine which has yet not been fully explored.
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