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

  • Formerly Hsin·king (shĭnˈkĭngˈ, -gĭngˈ)Changchun A city of northeast China south-southwest of Harbin. It was the capital of the Japanese puppet state of Manchukuo from 1932 until 1945. Changchun is the capital of Jilin province. Population: 2,220,000.

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  • proper n. A sub-provincial city in northeastern China; capital of Jilin Province.


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