Older Spelling. Xiangtan.
a city in E Hunan, in S China.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Xiangtan
a city in S central China, in NE Hunan on the Xiang River: centre of a region noted for tea production. Pop: 592 000 (2005 est)
noun 1. a city in N Lithuania, N of Kaunas.
adjective 1. related by blood; akin. noun 2. a kinsman; relative. 3. one’s kin or kindred. 4. Anthropology. a unilateral descent group. noun 1. a blood relative 2. a brother or sister; sibling 3. kinsmen collectively; kindred 4. any social unit that is bonded by kinship through one line of descent only abbreviation (in Britain) […]
the Lord sustains, one of David’s heroes (1 Chr. 11:29), general of the eighth division of the army (27:11). He slew the giant Saph in the battle of Gob (2 Sam. 21:18; R.V., “Sibbechai”). Called also Mebunnai (23:27).
noun 1. a solid or louvered movable cover for a window. 2. a movable cover, slide, etc., for an opening. 3. a person or thing that shuts. 4. Photography. a mechanical device for opening and closing the aperture of a camera lens to expose film or the like. verb (used with object) 5. to close […]