Definitions

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  • proper noun A port city in China.
  • noun A type of long-legged chicken believed to be of Asian origin.

Etymologies

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From Sinitic 上海 (Shànghǎi).

Examples

  • SHANGHAI — The trial of four Rio Tinto PLC executives in Shanghai on bribe-taking charges opened with a surprise when the men, including Australian national Stern Hu, admitted they had accepted money.

    Four Admit Guilt as Rio Tinto Trial Opens

  • SHANGHAI — A closely watched commercial crimes trial of four Rio Tinto Ltd. executives in Shanghai concluded Wednesday without word on a verdict following admissions of guilt by some defendants but also denials from each of the four on key points, lawyers said.

    Rio Tinto Trial Adjourns

  • SHANGHAI — A closely watched commercial crimes trial of four Rio Tinto Ltd. executives in Shanghai concluded Wednesday without word on a verdict following admissions of guilt by some defendants but also denials from each of the four on key points, lawyers said.

    Rio Tinto Trial Adjourns

  • SHANGHAI — The trial of four Rio Tinto PLC executives in Shanghai on bribe-taking charges opened with a surprise when the men, including Australian national Stern Hu, admitted they had accepted money.

    Four Admit Guilt as Rio Tinto Trial Opens

  • SHANGHAI — A closely watched commercial crimes trial of four Rio Tinto Ltd. executives in Shanghai concluded Wednesday without word on a verdict following admissions of guilt by some defendants but also denials from each of the four on key points, lawyers said.

    Rio Tinto Trial Adjourns

  • SHANGHAI — The trial of four Rio Tinto PLC executives in Shanghai on bribe-taking charges opened with a surprise when the men, including Australian national Stern Hu, admitted they had accepted money.

    Four Admit Guilt as Rio Tinto Trial Opens

  • SHANGHAI — American and Shanghai health authorities opened an epidemiology center in the Chinese city Tuesday to train experts in sleuthing out ways to prevent chronic and epidemic diseases.

    China And US Open Disease Study Center In Shanghai

  • SHANGHAI — The trial of four Rio Tinto PLC executives in Shanghai opened with a surprise on Monday when the men, including Australian national Stern Hu, admitted taking money in response to bribery charges.

    Four Admit Guilt as Rio Tinto Trial Opens

  • SHANGHAI — A proud Shanghai threw open the gates of the 2010 World Expo on Saturday, kicking off an event that underscores the Chinese financial hub's comeback as a major world city after decades of spartan industrialism following the 1949 communist revolution.

    Shanghai World Expo 2010 Kicks Off

  • SHANGHAI — A closely watched commercial crimes trial of four Rio Tinto Ltd. executives in Shanghai concluded Wednesday without word on a verdict following admissions of guilt by some defendants but also denials from each of the four on key points, lawyers said.

    Rio Tinto Trial Adjourns

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  • China has at least a dozen cities with populations that exceed 5,000,000 people. Some you've probably never heard of, yet.

    June 28, 2010