金沙江

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Chinese[edit]

gold dust, especially placer gold river
simp. and trad.
(金沙江)
金沙
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Etymology[edit]

Named for the placer gold throughout its course.

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金沙江

  1. The Jinsha River, the upper course of the Yangtze in western Sichuan.
    宋代因為出現大量淘金改稱金沙江 [MSC, trad.]
    宋代因为出现大量淘金改称金沙江 [MSC, simp.]
    Sòngdài yīnwéi hé zhōng chūxiàn dàliàng táojīnrén ér gǎichēng jīnshājiāng. [Pinyin]
    During the Song, because of the great number of prospectors in the river, it was renamed as the Jinsha River.

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