a city in NE Hebei province, in NE China: former summer residence of the Manchu emperors.
a city in NE China, in Hebei on the Luan River: summer residence of the Manchu emperors. Pop: 470 000 (2005 est)
[chœng-dy] /ˈtʃœŋˈdü/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a city in and the capital of Sichuan province, in central China. [sich-wahn, sich-oo-ahn; Chinese sœ-chwahn] /ˈsɪtʃˈwɑn, ˈsɪtʃ uˌɑn; Chinese ˈsœˈtʃwɑn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a province in S central China. 219,691 sq. mi. (569,000 sq. km). Capital: Chengdu. /ˈtʃɛŋˈtuː/ noun 1. a city in S central China, capital of Sichuan […]
[shin-uh-ree] /ˈʃɪn ə ri/ noun 1. a hummock in a marshy region, with stands of evergreen oaks. /French ʃenje/ noun 1. André (Marie de) (ɑ̃dre). 1762–94, French poet; his work was influenced by the ancient Greek elegiac poets. He was guillotined during the French Revolution 2. his brother, Marie-Joseph (Blaise de). 1764–1811, French dramatist and […]
[shuh-neel] /ʃəˈnil/ noun 1. a velvety cord or yarn of silk or worsted, for embroidery, fringes, etc. 2. fabric made with a fringed silken thread used as the weft in combination with wool or cotton. 3. any fabric with a protruding pile, as in certain rayon bedspreads. 4. a deep-pile, durable, woolen carpeting with chenille […]
noun 1. an East Indian plant, Acalypha hispida, of the spurge family, having long, drooping, reddish-purple spikes of flowers.