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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.
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(ˈtʃɛŋˈtuː) ,




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


capital of Sichuan province, in central China. 2,810,000.
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