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[chœng-dy] /ˈtʃœŋˈdü/

noun, Pinyin.
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.
a province in S central China. 219,691 sq. mi. (569,000 sq. km).
Capital: Chengdu.
a city in S central China, capital of Sichuan province. Pop: 3 478 000 (2005 est)
a province of SW China: the most populous administrative division in the country, esp in the central Red Basin, where it is crossed by three main tributaries of the Yangtze. Capital: Chengdu. Pop: 81 000 000 (2003 est). Area: about 569 800 sq km (220 000 sq miles)

See Szechwan cuisine


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