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


 (sĕch′wän′) or Sze·chwan (sĕch′wän′)
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(ˈsɪtʃˈwɑn, ˈsɪtʃ uˌɑn)

also Szechwan

a province in S central China. 112,140,000; 219,691 sq. mi. (569,000 sq. km). Cap.: Chengdu.
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Noun1.Szechwan - a populous province of south central ChinaSzechwan - 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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Idly varieties were done with spinach, carrot, beetroot, pomegranate, pineapple, grapes, banana, jackfruit, mango, lemon, herbal, mushroom, chat, rava, mixed, upma, szechwan, spicy, manchurian, stir fried, with egg, white, dates, dry fruits, cashew, Thanjavoor, vegetable, masala, coconut, mini, chilly, sweet, rainbow, vermicelli, potty fruity, ghee, tomato, onion, ginger and chocolate," John noted.
Ten Thousand Things in Minneapolis is always intriguing, and I'm thinking their Good Person of Szechwan will be electric.
Chairman Mao's Revival starts with Szechwan peppercorn gin and adds coffee and ginger liqueurs, blackstrap rum, falernum, and lime, lemon and grapefruit juices with absinthe and bitters.
The menu will include traditional Chinese cuisine served individually or family style, with specialty dishes such as beef and broccoli, General Tso chicken, Szechwan shrimp, beef and scallop.
As shown in Figure 9, this formula includes six herbs: Dwarf Lilyturf Tuber, Radix Glehniae, Barbary Wolfberry, Chinese Angelica, Dried Rehmannia Root, and Szechwan Chinaberry.
The components of SLPE are rhizoma sparganii, szechwan lovage rhizome, and Rheum palmatum at a ratio of 24: 12: 3.
According to Dunning, Lorissa's Kitchen, which includes flavors such as Szechwan Peppercorn Beef and Ginger Teriyaki Chicken, targets specific consumer segments.