Sichuan

Definition of Sichuan

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Sichuan

geographical name
Si·​chuan | \ ˈsēch-ˈwän How to pronounce Sichuan (audio) \
variants: or Szechuan or traditionally in English Szechwan \ ˈsech-​ˈwän How to pronounce Szechwan (audio) , ˈsesh-​ \

Definition of Sichuan (Entry 2 of 2)

province of southwestern China; capital Chengdu area 219,691 square miles (571,197 square kilometers), population 80,417,528

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“Sichuan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sichuan. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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