Yangtze River

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Noun1.Yangtze River - the longest river of AsiaYangtze River - the longest river of Asia; flows eastward from Tibet into the East China Sea near Shanghai
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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Shortly thereafter, its distinctive elite material culture spread to a large part of China's Central Plain, in the south reaching as far as the banks of the Yangzi River. The Erligang culture is best known for the remains of an immense walled city at Zhengzhou, a smaller site at Panlongcheng in Hubei, and a large-scale bronze industry of remarkable artistic and technological sophistication.
An important milestone and a symbol of the kind of cooperation both sides engaged in was the conference held on the Yangzi River cruise ship SS Has ban in September 1985.
Combining folklore, history, and fiction into one potent bundle in this ambitious novel, Fang Qi traces the slow transformation of a people tied to the Yangzi River that has sustained them for generations.
Now Ronald Egan compares the diary entries on a few stages of the journey with Lu You's shi poems on the same places in "When There is a Parallel Text in Prose: Reading Lu You's 1170 Yangzi River Journey in Poetry and Prose." Interestingly, "Lu You the poet rarely gets off his boat...
The expansion of Chinese territory and increase in foreign contact during the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) led to the import of materials such as nephrite from Khotan (Hetian), Xinjiang, jadeite from Burma, agate and crystal from the Yangzi river regions, along with lapis lazuli from Afghanistan.
The 1986 installment: Rafting--The Yangzi River Flows East, competition for the primary rafting right with the foreigner is crowned sacred with a solemn and stirring emotion:
Extensive profiles of 87 producers are provided, including Sinopec, China National Petroleum, Shenhua Group, Zhangjiagang Yangzi River, CNOOC and Shell, Haiwei Group, Chi Mei, SunVic Chemical, Shandong Haili, Zhejiang Shaoxing Sanyuan and Shanghai Secco.
The pipeline crosses mountains in Sichuan and West Hubei Provinces and the Jianghan Plain and Yangzi River Delta places.
Zhangjiagang Yangzi River Petrochemical Co will use Honeywell's UOP C3 Oleflex process technology to convert propane to propylene, which is used in the production of materials such as films and packaging.
Of particular note are Ana Pinto's impressive essay on Mandeville's Travels, which argues persuasively for the influence of the genre of the rihla (Muslim travelogue) on its organization and content (3-57); Cong Ellen Zhang's discussion of Lu You's treatment of famous places and ordinary people in his account of travels on the Yangzi River (205 30); and Adriano Duque's essay comparing Benedict the Pole's account of the Carpine expedition to Mongolia to the medieval mappamundi (233-48).
Andrea suggested a three-day minimum pre-conference tour around Beijing, and then two post-conference tours outside the city: a Silk Road tour to the west and a Yangzi River tour to the south.
Jiangyin is the one of the transportation and logistics center in the Yangzi River region.