- nounthe dynasty that ruled much of Manchuria and northeastern China from 947 to 1125• Syn: ↑Liao dynasty• Hypernyms: ↑dynasty
* * */lyow/, Wade-Giles, Pinyin.1. a dynasty that ruled in China A.D. 907-1125.2. a river in NE China, flowing through S Manchuria into the Gulf of Liaotung. 700 mi. (1125 km) long.
* * *Liao «lyow», noun.the dynasty of Khitans which ruled northern China from A.D. 905 to 1122.
* * *I [lē'ou]a river in northeastern China that rises in Inner Mongolia and flows about 900 miles (1,450 km) east and then south to the Gulf of Liaodong at the head of the Gulf of Bo HaiII [li'ou]a dynasty which ruled much of Manchuria and part of northeastern China ad 947 - 1125
Useful english dictionary. 2012.