Chang

geographical name

variants or traditionally Yangtze
ˈyaŋ-ˈsē How to pronounce Chang (audio)
ˈyaŋ(k)t-ˈsē;
ˈyäŋ-ˈtsə
river 3915 miles (6299 kilometers) long in central China flowing from the Kunlun Mountains in southwestern Qinghai (province) east into the East China Sea

Note: The Chang (Yangtze) is the principal river of China and the longest river in Asia.

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“Chang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chang. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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