American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
- n. a coastal province of China.
“In early 2009, psychologists in Shandong province began offering an alleged cure that involved the use of electro-shock therapy.”
“He earned the enmity of local Communist Party leaders in Shandong Province, in eastern China, when he sought to organize a class-action lawsuit against forced abortions and sterilizations there ....”
“Although IBM's FSS isn't available on the market yet, it is being tested with an undisclosed health-food retailer in the U.S., as well as with the provincial government of Shandong, which is one of the country's largest agricultural hubs.”
“Several thousand crop and weed seeds were recovered by the team at the 4000 year-old Liangchengzhen site, a regional political center in Shandong.”
“Faith and her sister Lyn, also in her 60s, from Baulkham Hills, New South Wales, spent two months as volunteer teachers in China with the Global Volunteer Network at Fushan No. 1 Senior Middle School, near Yantai in the Shandong Province.”
“Yu Qibo/Xinhua/Zumapress.com High waves struck a sea wall in east China's Shandong province Sunday.”
“Similar abuses have been reported in Hebei and Shandong provinces and in the Guangxi region.”
“Shandong Gold Mining Co. gained 6.2 percent while Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd., or Chalco, advanced 3.2 percent.”
“Filling out the top 10 are: Shandong Himile Mechanical Science and Technology supplies, at No. 10, which supplies tire molding and counts Goodyear”
“The problem has become commonplace since the global financial crisis, especially in coastal export zones like Guangdong and Shandong, she told China Daily.”
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