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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northeast China near the Bo Hai southeast of Beijing. It developed rapidly after becoming a treaty port in 1860 but was badly damaged (1900) during the Boxer Rebellion. Today it is a major industrial center. Population: 5,090,000.

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  • proper n. A city and municipality, in the People's Republic of China, located on the shores of the Bohai Sea

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  • n. a major industrial center in northeastern China on the Grand Canal near the Yellow Sea; 3rd largest city in China

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  • TIANJIN - A contender for world's tallest man is receiving a foot surgery in a hospital in north China's metropolitan of Tianjin to relieve pains as a result of a muscle tendon injury on his left foot that occurred nearly a decade ago.

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  • TIANJIN: A 27-year-old contender for the world's tallest man had surgery in a Tianjin hospital on Tuesday to relieve pain from a muscle tendon injury on his left foot sustained nearly a decade ago.

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  • TIANJIN - Asi Taulava and Mick Pennisi, with their beards, bald pates and tattoos, could be the key for Powerade-Team Pilipinas in taking down South China - Powerade-Team Pilipinas inched closer to a quarterfinal seat in the 25th Fiba-Asia Men's Championship by beating Chinese-Taipei, 77-70, on Monday at the Tianjin gym, but the TAIPEI: Even with a valid reason, Yeng Guiao wouldn't have been forgiven had he blown this one.

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  • Mr. MEYER: Yeah, I believe the total count that I've heard for this meeting in Tianjin, which is a rather small meeting by these standards, is 3,000 people.

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  • In a preliminary U.N. climate meeting in Tianjin, China, last month, Chinese negotiators questioned whether industrialized nations such as the United States would come through on their promises for international climate aid.

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  • The latest round of climate talks, in Tianjin, China, did nothing to break the stalemate of last year's failed Copenhagen meeting -- an outcome that was as predictable as it is maddening.

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  • But the group's advocacy, and their symbolic presence in Tianjin, shows the limits of the mainstream climate conversation -- as well as the potential for subaltern voices to broaden the UN debate.

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  • That contrast was underscored in Tianjin by Maya Khodave, a 23-year old garbage-picker who has taken the podium on behalf of an "informal" workforce that spans the Global South, estimated at 15 million strong.

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  • The insular debate in Tianjin exposes the divide between the powerful states steering climate politics and the poor communities, concentrated in the Global South, at the front lines of the crisis.

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