Changde(redirected from Ch'ang-te)
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Changde or Changteh (both: chäng-do͝o), city (1994 est. pop. 336,800), N Hunan prov., China, on the Yuan River. Formerly a treaty port, it is now an administrative center and a storage and shipping point for tung oil, grain, cotton, medicinal herbs, and wood. Manufactures include ceramics, machine tools, textiles, leather, and processed foods. The city was founded during the Han dynasty.
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Changde, Changteh, Ch'ang-te
a port in SE central China, in N Hunan province, near the mouth of the Yuan River: severely damaged by the Japanese in World War II. Pop.: 1 483 000 (2005 est.)
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