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Chang Jiang  audio  (chäng jyäng) KEY  or Yang·tze River  (yngs, -ts, yängdz) KEY 

The longest river of China and of Asia, flowing about 5,551 km (3,450 mi) from Xizang (Tibet) to the East China Sea. The river has been an important trade and transportation route since ancient times.



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