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(shyäng′) or Xiang·jiang (-jyäng′)
A river of southern China flowing about 800 km (500 mi) northeast through Hunan province to the Yangtze River.
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1. (Placename) a river in SE central China, rising in NE Guangxi and flowing northeast and north to Dongting Lake. Length: about 1150 km (715 miles)
2. (Placename) a river in S China, rising in SE Yunnan and flowing generally east to the Hongxiu (the upper course of the Xi River). Length: about 800 km (500 miles)
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