Yangtze River

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Noun1.Yangtze River - the longest river of AsiaYangtze River - the longest river of Asia; flows eastward from Tibet into the East China Sea near Shanghai
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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China's 'porcelain capital', Jingdezhen, is set on the banks of the Chang River. The river links the town to Poyang Lake--the trading outlet to the Chang Jiang (Yangtze), the rest of China and the world.
Its huge river estuary port which features a deep water harbour is sited on the Chang River and has shipping links to Japan, Korea, Aus-tralia, Europe, Russia and Africa.
Chinese lawmaker Zhu Zuoyan, a zoologist with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, was quoted as saying scientists need the help of the navy and the air force, including naval vessels and helicopters, to catch several white-flag dolphins from the Yangtze River, part of the 6,380-kilometer Chang River, the third-longest river in the world.