Anyang



a city in N Henan province, in E China: site of the ancient city of Yin, the center of the Shang dynasty, dated c1350–1027 b.c.
Historical Examples

It adjoined the site of the present town of Anyang, in the province of Honan.
A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.] Wolfram Eberhard

In Anyang tens of thousands of these oracle bones with inscriptions have been found.
A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.] Wolfram Eberhard

noun
a town in E China, in Henan province: archaeological site and capital of the Shang dynasty. Pop: 808 000 (2005 est)

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