American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Formerly Muk·den (mo͝okˈdən, -dĕnˈ, mo͞okˈ-)Shenyang A city of northeast China east-northeast of Beijing. The capital of Liaoning province, it was the site of the so-called Mukden, or Manchurian, Incident (1931), in which the Japanese army used an explosion on the railroad north of the city as a pretext to occupy Manchuria. Population: 3,980,000.
- n. a city in northeastern China
“As a result of Ao’s many visits and the successful co-operation between the governments of Shenyang City and Liaoning Province, the 918 Historical Museum, the local Mukden POW Camp Study Group, the University of Shenyang History Dep’t. and the Mukden Survivors Association, the museum in Shenyang is now a reality.”
“Mukden POW Society - MPOWRS - Mukden POW Memorial Society was formed specifically to honor the courage and sacrifice of the men held at the Mukden (Hoten) POW camp in Shenyang, China.”
“European Pressphoto Agency RECYCLING WORK: Workers prepared plastic bottles for recycling at a center in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, Tuesday.”
“One of the veterans who has been particularly active in the effort at Shenyang is former OSS Sgt. Hal Leith who parachuted into Mukden the day after the Japanese surrendered to free the prisoners – in particular Generals Wainwright and Percival and the other senior officers and governors - and that is another whole story in itself!”
“To help educate people about the former Mukden Camp and to promote the museum in Shenyang, the Mukden POW Remembrance Society [MPOWRS] was formed in January.”
“Beating New Zealand 4-0 Tuesday in Shenyang was a confidence boost for the U.S. women's soccer team.”
“China: A survey conducted this summer suggests students in Shenyang University lavish most of their money on the opposite sex.”
“The surveyors interviewed 1,000 college students in Shenyang, Liaoning Province.”
“Statistics from the Shenyang Statistics Bureau show last year the average monthly salary in Shenyang was 1,366 yuan (US$171), 134 yuan (US$17) less than the national average.”
“The document cites an organ price published online for a transplant centre in Shenyang City, China.”
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