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See also: yìcháng and Yíchāng


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From the Mandarin Chinese pronunciation for 宜昌 (Yíchāng).


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  1. A large prefecture-level city Hubei, China.
    • 1974 September, Huo Pai-lin, “Huang Sheng-hsiao, Longshoreman and Poet”, in China Reconstructs[1], volume XXIII, number 9, OCLC 7513641, pages 40-41:
      HUANG Sheng-hsiao, a veteran longshoreman in the port of Yichang on the mid-Yangtze, wrote these lines to praise the new life of the dock workers and the tremendous changes that have come over the port.
      [...]Now 56, Huang Sheng-hsiao is chairman of the Crewmen and Dockers Club in Yichang and a member of the Committee of the Yangtze Crewmen and Dockers Trade Union.
      [...]In 1949 Yichang was liberated.
      [...]In 1951 he was named Class A Model Propagandist of Yichang.
      [...]During the Big Leap Forward in 1958, like people all over the country, the longshoremen of Yichang were fired with daring and enthusiasm.