from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A province of eastern China bordering on the Yellow Sea. Densely populated and highly industrialized, it became a separate province in the 18th century. Nanjing is the capital. Population: 73,000,000.
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- proper n. A province in eastern China.
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