Definition of Nan-chang
1. Noun. A walled city in southeastern China on the Gan Jiang.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Cathay, China, Communist China, Mainland China, People's Republic Of China, Prc, Red China
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Literary usage of Nan-chang
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. China: Its History, Arts and Literature by Frank Brinkley (1902)
"This nan-chang was in the immediate neighbourhood of Ching-te-chen, the great centre of Chinese keramic industry. But in the early part of the twelfth ..."
2. Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China: And of a Voyage to and from by Clarke Abel (1818)
"AT nan-chang-foo, where the Embassy re-entered upon the route pursued by Lord Macartney ... The city of nan-chang-foo is famous for shops of porcelain, ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"It is divided into fourteen prefectures, and the provincial capital is nan-chang Foo, a city situated on the Kea Keang, about 35 miles from the Po-yang Lake ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"During his administration the Jesuit Fathers built beautiful churches, and founded flourishing Christian communities at Yao-chou, Kiu-kiang, and nan-chang, ..."
5. The Cities and Towns of China: A Geographical Dictionary by George Macdonald Home Playfair, Edouard Biot (1879)
"... nan-chang. 1° Pu in the Nan-Fu-Chieu circ., Kiangsi; forming also the two district cities of Hsin-chien and Naii-ch-aug; Lat. 28° 33', Long. ..."