from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A province of eastern China bordered by the Bo Hai and the Yellow Sea. The eastern part of the province forms the Shandong Peninsula. Settled since very early times, it became a province under the Ming dynasty. Jinan is the capital. Population: 89,900,000.
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- proper n. a coastal province of China.
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