Yan'an

geographical name Yan'·an \ˈye-ˈnän\
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Yenan

\ˈye-ˈnän\play

Definition of Yan'an

  1. city in the province of Shaanxi, northeast central China population 337,000 Yan'an served as headquarters of the Chinese Communists during the Sino-Japanese War (1937–45) and the subsequent civil war (1945–49).


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