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river, China: see XiangXiang
or Siang
, river, 715 mi (1,151 km) long, rising in NE Guangxi prov. and flowing N through Hunan prov. to Dongting Lake, SE China. The river is navigable to large vessels for most of its course; Changsha is the largest city and major port.
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, Hsiang, Siang
1. a river in SE central China, rising in NE Guangxi Zhuang and flowing northeast and north to Dongting Lake. Length: about 1150 km (715 miles)
2. a river in S China, rising in SE Y?nnan and flowing generally east to the Hongxiu (the upper course of the Xi River). Length: about 800 km (500 miles)
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