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Wanxian

(wän-shēĕn), city (1994 est. pop. 258,500), E Sichuan prov., China, an important port on the Chang River at the beginning of the Chang gorges. It is an administrative and commercial center. The name sometimes appears as Wan-hsien.
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Wanxian

, Wanhsien, Wan-Hsien
an inland port in central China, in E Sichuan province, on the Yangtze River. Pop.: 1 963 000 (2005 est.)
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