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Po·yang

 (pō′yäng′)
A lake of eastern China southeast of Wuhan. It is connected to the Yangtze River by canal.

Po•yang

(ˈpɔˈyɑŋ)

n.
a lake in E China, in Jiangxi province. 90 mi. (145 km) long.
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Noun1.Poyang - a lake in central China that is connected to the Chang Jiang by a canal
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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Tenders are invited for Development of a dynamic groundwater model for the near-surface aquifers of the poyang river basin and implementation of a graphic environmental information system for the catchment area of poyang lake in the chinese jiangxi province
The Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis) is a critically endangered sub-species of the narrow-ridged finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis) that exclusively occurs at Yangtze River and adjacent Poyang Lake and Dongting Lake (Gao and Zhou, 1995; Jefferson and Wang, 2008).
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The majority of family members lived in Shandong Province in Gusu; ancient Wu Jun, Luling, Poyang, Jianyang, Chujian, Nanyang, Jizhou, Bianliang, Yangzhou, and Puyang.
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