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Fen

(fŭn), river, 375 mi (604 km) long, rising in the Wutai Mts. and flowing southwest, through a narrow valley, to the Huang He, Shanxi prov., N central China; navigable for small junks only in its lower course. The wide and fertile lower Fen valley has been irrigated since ancient times; wheat, millet, and cotton are grown.

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(geography)
Peat land covered by water, especially in the upper regions of old estuaries and around lakes, that can be drained only artificially.

fen

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low-lying flat land that is marshy or artificially drained

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a monetary unit of the People's Republic of China, worth one hundredth of a yuan
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