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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A lake in central China that is connected to the Chang Jiang by a canal.

Usage examples (23)
  • In 2007, tens of millions of people living around Poyang Lake suffered drinking water shortages.
  • Conservation measures are in place at Poyang and some of the other large, shallow lakes, but enforcement is difficult.
  • At the very least, it threatens to alter greatly the hydrological cycles fundamental to the ecology of lakes like Poyang and Dongting.
  • Never shall I forget one glorious day when, accompanying two friends, we crossed to a far side of the range and looked down on the Poyang lake. for more
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