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Definition of Langya

Langya
Langya Lan"gya, n. (Zo["o]l.) [Native name Anglicized.] One of several species of East Indian and Asiatic fresh-water fishes of the genus Ophiocephalus, remarkable for their power of living out of water, and for their tenacity of life; -- called also walking fishes.
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Walking Walk"ing, a. & n. from Walk, v. Walking beam. See Beam, 10. Walking crane, a kind of traveling crane. See under Crane. Walking fern. (Bot.) See Walking leaf, below. Walking fish (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of Asiatic fishes of the genus Ophiocephalus, some of which, as O. marulius, become over four feet long. They have a special cavity over the gills lined with a membrane adapted to retain moisture to aid in respiration, and are thus able to travel considerable distances over the land at night, whence the name. They construct a curious nest for their young. Called also langya. Walking gentleman (Theater), an actor who usually fills subordinate parts which require a gentlemanly appearance but few words. [Cant] Walking lady (Theater), an actress who usually fills such parts as require only a ladylike appearance on the stage. [Cant] Walking leaf. (a) (Bot.) A little American fern (Camptosorus rhizophyllus); -- so called because the fronds taper into slender prolongations which often root at the apex, thus producing new plants. (b) (Zo["o]l.) A leaf insect. See under Leaf. Walking papers, or Walking ticket, an order to leave; dismissal, as from office. [Colloq.] --Bartlett. Walking stick. (a) A stick or staff carried in the hand for hand for support or amusement when walking; a cane. (b) (Zo["o]l.) A stick insect; -- called also walking straw. See Illust. of Stick insect, under Stick. Walking wheel (Mach.), a prime mover consisting of a wheel driven by the weight of men or animals walking either in it or on it; a treadwheel.

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- Langya may refer to the following locations in China: Mount Langya (An****) (琅琊山) Mount Langya (Hebei) (狼牙山) Langya District (琅琊区), Chuzhou, An****, named...
- Langya Commandery (Chinese: 琅邪郡) was a commandery in historical China from Qin dynasty to Tang dynasty, located in present-day southeast Shandong and northeast...
- Langya District (simplified Chinese: 琅琊区; traditional Chinese: 瑯琊區; pinyin: Lángyá Qū) is a district of An**** Province, China. It is under the administration...
- Mount Langya (Chinese: 狼牙山; pinyin: Lángyáshān; lit. 'Wolf-tooth Mountain') is a mountain located in Yi County, Hebei province about 290 kilometres (180 mi)...
- Langya (Chinese: 琅琊镇) is a rural town in Wucheng District of Jinhua, eastern China's Zhejiang province. As of the 2017 census[update] it had a po****tion...
- Mount Langya (Chinese: 琅琊山; pinyin: Lángyá shān) is a mountain located south west of Chuzhou City, An**** Province, People's Republic of China. A National...
- Langya Temple (simplified Chinese: 琅琊寺; traditional Chinese: 瑯琊寺; pinyin: Lángyá Sì) is a Buddhist temple located on Mount Langya (琅琊山), in Langya District...
- their government at Jiankang (present-day Nanjing). Sima Rui, the prince of Langya, was enthroned in 318, posthumously becoming known as Emperor Yuan (the...
- Monarch Industry (Chinese: 上陽賦; pinyin: Shàngyáng Fù, also dubbed The Rebel Princess) is a 2021 Chinese fictional costume drama. This drama is adapted...
- The Wang clan of Langya (or Langye) (Chinese: 琅琊王氏) was a Chinese clan which gained political prominence during the Han Dynasty and became one of the most...