Heilong Jiang


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Heilong Jiang

(ˈheɪˈlʊŋ ˈdʒaɪˈæŋ)
n
(Placename) the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese name for the Amur

Hei•long Jiang

(ˈheɪˈlɔŋ ˈdʒyɑŋ)

n.
Chinese name of the Amur.

Hei•long•jiang

(ˈheɪˈlɔŋˈdʒyɑŋ)

also Hei•lung•kiang

(-ˈlʊŋˈgyɑŋ)

n.
a province in NE China, S of the Amur River. 36,720,000; 179,000 sq. mi. (463,600 sq. km). Cap.: Harbin.
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Noun1.Heilong Jiang - an Asian river between China and RussiaHeilong Jiang - an Asian river between China and Russia; flows into the Sea of Okhotsk
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
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
References in periodicals archive ?
The water-way is known as the Heilong Jiang River on the Chinese side.
Over the night, the Amur river, which serves as a natural border with China where it's known as Heilong Jiang, has risen by 16 centimetres (6.2 inches) to 673 centimetres and is expected to rise by another 40 centimetres over the next two days.
Over the night, the Amur river, which serves as a natural border with China where it is known as Heilong Jiang, has risen by 16 centimetres (6.2 inches) to 673 centimetres and is expected to rise by another 40 centimetres over the next two days.