Dongting


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Dongting

(ˈdʊŋˈtɪŋ) ,

Tungting

or

Tung-t'ing

n
(Placename) a lake in S China, in NE Hunan province: main outlet flows to the Yangtze; rice-growing in winter. Area: (in winter) 3900 sq km (1500 sq miles)
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Dong•ting

(ˈdɔŋˈtɪŋ)

also Tungting


n.
a lake in SE China, in Hunan province. 1450 sq. mi. (3755 sq. km).
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