Qiantang

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See also: qiāntáng and Qiántáng

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From the Hanyu Pinyin romanization of Mandarin 錢塘钱塘 (Qiántáng), named for the dyke constructed on the river by Qian Liu, ruler of Wuyue, one of the Ten Kingdoms that succeeded the Tang dynasty.

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Qiantang

  1. A river in China, flowing north and east through Zhejiang into Hangzhou Bay.
  2. (historical) A former name of Hangzhou, China.

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