Yangtzean

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Yangtze +‎ -an

Adjective[edit]

Yangtzean (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Yangtze river.
    • 1988, Lyman P. Van Slyke, Yangtze: Nature, History, and the River, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. (1988), ISBN 0201088940, page 3:
      Natural time, social time, remembered time — these are the three kinds of time, the three lenses, through which I will try to view the Yangtzean world.
    • 1990, Palaeontologia Cathayana, Volume 5, page 173:
      In China, the Yangtzean (or North China) fauna is equivalent to the shelf biofacies including endemic polymeroid ptychoparioids, corynexochids, redlichiids, etc., []
    • 2001, Stephen J. Pyne, Fire: A Brief History, University of Washington Press (2001), ISBN 9780714127620, page 68:
      Excepting some outliers — true wildlands, or the Nilotic, Mesopotamian, Yangtzean floodplains — fire and field came to share a mutual geography.