Szechuan

adjective
Szech·​uan | \ ˈsech-ˌwän How to pronounce Szechuan (audio) , ˈsesh- How to pronounce Szechuan (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Sichuan \ ˈsēch-​ˈwän How to pronounce Szechuan (audio) \ or Szechwan \ ˈsech-​ˌwän How to pronounce Szechuan (audio) , ˈsesh-​ \

Definition of Szechuan

: of, relating to, or being a style of Chinese cooking that is spicy, oily, and especially peppery

First Known Use of Szechuan

1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Szechuan

Sichuan, Szechuan, Szechwan, province in China

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The first known use of Szechuan was in 1956

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“Szechuan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Szechuan. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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