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Wanxian

(ˈwænˈʃjɛn) ,

Wanhsien

or

Wan-Hsien

n
(Placename) an inland port in central China, in E Sichuan province, on the Yangtze River. Pop: 1 963 000 (2005 est)
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Wan•xian

(ˈwɑnˈʃyɑn)

also Wanhsien



n.
a city in E Sichuan province, in S central China, on the Chang Jiang. 269,758.
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Passengers holding tickets for Air China flights from/to Chengdu, Chongqing, Jiuzhaigou, Mianyang, Yibin, Xichang, Panzhihua, Luzhou, Dazhou and Wanxian could rebook or obtain a refund free of charge, the airline said.
Paul HeZeqing, 37, bishop of Wanxian. For China this provides a "single point of reference for both churches." For the Vatican the acceptance by Beijing of a bishop appointed by the Holy See indicates China's acknowledgement that ties between the Vatican and a bishop "do not signify unwarranted interference in China's internal affairs" (Asia News, July 14, 2005).