Pronunciation: (jy' jyäng'), [key] Pinyin.
a river in SE China, in S Guangdong province, flowing E and S from Canton and forming an estuary near Hong Kong. ab. 110 mi. (177 km) long. Also,Chu Kiang.Also called Canton River, Pearl River.
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