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

  • A city of northeast China south-southwest of Shenyang. One of the oldest cities in Manchuria, it was the site of a Russian victory (August-September 1904) in the Russo-Japanese War. Population: 586,000.


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  • By the end of the war the battles of Liaoyang and Mukden lasted weeks and featured battlefields that extended for kilometers.

    World War Wannabee: Russo-Japanese War?

  • But the massive labor protests that roiled the rust-belt cities of Daqing and Liaoyang recently provide stark warning of the dangers of relying on smoke and mirrors.

    Why China Cooks The Books

  • Those charges apparently stemmed from their role as organizers of labor protests in the city of Liaoyang that attracted tens of thousands of workers demanding more government support.

    Chinese Labor Organizers face potential death penalty | Letter Never Sent

  • Japanese troops defeated Russian forces at Liaoyang.

    1902, Jan. 30

  • Europe, the Manchus conquered the greater part of Manchuria, and in 1621 their capital was Liaoyang, then the largest town in Manchuria.

    A History of China

  • The seam of this mine extends from near Liaoyang to the neighbourhood of

    The Problem of China

  • To-day they are bringing in the wounded soldiers from Liaoyang, and I try to keep away from the windows so I will not see them.

    The Lady of the Decoration

  • He said that the night he separated from that other -- just after the battle of Liaoyang, the Russians in full retreat, he had written his story of the battle -- the story of the Ploughman, and intrusted it to his friend to carry to

    Red Fleece

  • That which he called home was a peasant's house in the Bosk hills -- the house of the plowman of Liaoyang, whose children he fathered.

    Red Fleece

  • There will be an Austerlitz every day -- a Liaoyang every day.

    Red Fleece


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