Sichuan [sich-wahn, sich-oo-ahn; Chinese sœ-chwahn] Examples noun Pinyin.

  1. a province in S central China. 219,691 sq. mi. (569,000 sq. km). Capital: Chengdu.

Also Szechwan, Szechuan. Examples from the Web for sichuan Contemporary Examples of sichuan

  • “I love spicy food, and my friends tell me that Sichuan hotpot has become very popular in Addis Abeba,” he said.

    ‘Made in China’ Now Being Made in Africa

    Brendon Hong

    August 23, 2014

  • His former secretary and deputy governor of Sichuan is now suspected of orchestrating the car accident.

    China’s Corruption Purge: The Fall of Zhou Yongkang

    Wenguang Huang, Ho Pin

    December 12, 2013

  • Lei Huazhen is a handsome woman and unusually tall for an inhabitant of Sichuan.

    An Oral History of Mao’s Greatest Crime

    Zhou Xun

    November 24, 2013

  • He lives high up in the mountains in Tufangshan village, Langzhong county, in northern Sichuan.

    An Oral History of Mao’s Greatest Crime

    Zhou Xun

    November 24, 2013

  • Many self-immolations have taken place in Sichuan province, but their geographic scope has expanded in recent weeks.

    Tibetan Buddhist Self-Immolation Suicides Go Viral

    Melinda Liu

    March 26, 2012

  • British Dictionary definitions for sichuan Sichuan Szechuan or Szechwan noun

    1. a province of SW China: the most populous administrative division in the country, esp in the central Red Basin, where it is crossed by three main tributaries of the Yangtze. Capital: Chengdu. Pop: 81 000 000 (2003 est). Area: about 569 800 sq km (220 000 sq miles)

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