Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of northeast China west of Beijing in Shanxi province.

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  • proper noun A city in Shanxi province, China.

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Examples

  • Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Shoppers walk by outside a mall in the city of Datong, Shanxi province.

    China's Inflation Rises Faster Than Expected

  • In Hong Kong, Cnooc dropped 4.5%, and in Shanghai Datong Coal slumped 5.1% and Zijin Mining lost 4.7%.

    Asian Shares Tumble

  • Lenovo Group was up 1.2% while Esprit was off 0.7% in Hong Kong, and in Shanghai coal plays continued to fall on demand concerns, with Datong Coal off 0.8% and Yanzhou Coal off 1.1%.

    U.S. Data Lift Asia Shares

  • The broad outpouring of anger and skepticism "shows there is no public trust in the government," says Li Datong, a former journalist fired after he challenged official censorship.

    Social media pressure China for answers in rail crash

  • Other signatories included activist lawyer Pu Zhiqiang and Li Datong, a veteran state newspaper journalist who was forced from a top editing job for reporting on sensitive subjects.

    Dissidents Add to Call For Reform By Beijing

  • Datong Coal slid 2.7%, Shanxi Coking dropped 5.9% and Yunnan Coal tumbled 4.7%.

    Asian Shares Fall

  • He shot a real-life dog market in Datong, a city in Shanxi province, focusing his gaze on a cloth sack filled with puppies.

    Changing China From Within

  • He shot a real-life dog market in Datong, a city in Shanxi province, focusing his gaze on a cloth sack filled with puppies.

    Changing China From Within

  • He shot a real-life dog market in Datong, a city in Shanxi province, focusing his gaze on a cloth sack filled with puppies.

    Changing China From Within

  • He shot a real-life dog market in Datong, a city in Shanxi province, focusing his gaze on a cloth sack filled with puppies.

    Changing China From Within

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