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Si·chuan

also Sze·chuan or Sze·chwan  (sĕch′wän′)
A province of southwest China crossed by the Yangtze River. Chengdu is the capital.
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Sichuan

(ˈsɪtʃwɑːn) ,

Szechuan

or

Szechwan

n
(Placename) a province of SW China: the most populous administrative division in the country, esp in the central Red Basin, where it is crossed by three main tributaries of the Yangtze. Capital: Chengdu. Pop: 81 000 000 (2003 est). Area: about 569 800 sq km (220 000 sq miles)
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Si•chuan

(ˈsɪtʃˈwɑn, ˈsɪtʃ uˌɑn)

also Szechwan



n.
a province in S central China. 112,140,000; 219,691 sq. mi. (569,000 sq. km). Cap.: Chengdu.
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Noun1.Sichuan - a populous province of south central ChinaSichuan - a populous province of south central China
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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