Three Gorges


Three Gorges
/θri ˈgɔdʒəz/ (say three 'gawjuhz)

plural noun
a series of canyons on the Chang (Yangtze) River in China; site of the Three Gorges Dam project, creating a huge reservoir allowing shipping to the interior of China and providing power.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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