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

  • A city of northeast China near the Bo Hai southeast of Beijing. It developed rapidly after becoming a treaty port in 1860 but was badly damaged (1900) during the Boxer Rebellion. Today it is a major industrial center. Population: 5,090,000.

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  • proper n. A city and municipality, in the People's Republic of China, located on the shores of the Bohai Sea

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  • n. a major industrial center in northeastern China on the Grand Canal near the Yellow Sea; 3rd largest city in China


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