- a city in SW China, capital of Yunnan province, near Lake Tien: important during World War II as a Chinese military centre, American air base, and transport terminus for the Burma Road; Yunnan University (1934). Pop: 1 748 000 (2005 est)
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- Place Names, Governmenta city in and the capital of Yunnan province, in S China: an important transshipment point on the Burma Road in World War II. 1,100,000. Formerly, Yunnan.