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

  • A city of eastern China on the Yellow Sea north-northwest of Shanghai. It is a leading industrial and tourist center. The city was leased in 1898 to the Germans, who established a famed brewery. Population: 1,860,000.

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  • proper n. a city in eastern China on the Yellow Sea


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