from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
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- n. A sub-provincial city in northeastern China; capital of Liaoning Province.
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- n. a city in northeastern China
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