Definition of Kan River
1. Noun. A river in southeastern China that flows generally north into the Chang Jiang to the north of Nanchang.
Group relationships: Cathay, China, Communist China, Mainland China, People's Republic Of China, Prc, Red China
Generic synonyms: River
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Literary usage of Kan River
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1. Annual Report of the China Inland Mission by China Inland Mission (1906)
"The Kan river in the west and south-west. 2. ... I. THE Kan River DISTRICT NORTH, WEST, AXD SOUTH KIANG-SI ..."
2. The Provinces of China: Together with a History of the First Year of H.I.M by Clarence Dalrymple Bruce (1910)
"Of the chief waterway Little writes, "The main artery of the province is the Kan river which, rising on the southern border in the neighourhood of the ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... on the Kan River, a tributary of the Yenisei, and on the Siberian highway. Pop. (1897), 7504. It is the chief town of a district in which gold is found, ..."