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

  • A city of southeast China southwest of Guangzhou on an inlet of the South China Sea. It is a seaport and trade center with varied industries. Population: 637,000.


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  • When I got back from my trip down the Yangtze, I learned that my year was being sent in October to a port in the south called Zhanjiang to practice our English with foreign sailors.

    Wild Swans

  • It includes a refinery with a capacity of 300,000 barrels a day in the city of Zhanjiang in Guangdong province and an ethylene plant with a capacity of a million tons a year, along with related utilities, jetties and oil pipelines, according to previous comments from government and company officials involved in the talks.

    China Approves Kuwaiti Refinery

  • Kuwait is due to supply the crude oil for the Zhanjiang facility, in which Kuwait Petroleum Corp. and Sinopec will each hold a 50% stake.

    China Approves Kuwaiti Refinery

  • China gave final approval to Kuwait to build an oil refinery as part of a $9 billion project in the city of Zhanjiang in Guangdong province in a joint venture with China Petroleum & Chemical, said a person familiar with the decision.

    Business Watch

  • A handful of Chinese port operators—including the ports of Qingdao and Dongjiakou in Shandong province and Zhanjiang in southern Guangdong province—have been renovating or building new berths to accommodate VLOCs.

    China Gets Tough on Superships

  • Ms. Peng admitted that she was unimpressed with the future leader when the two met in 1986, because he looked "rustic and old," according to an article in the Zhanjiang Evening News in 2007 that was widely copied on the Chinese Internet but has since been mostly deleted.

    Famous First Lady-to-Be Steps Out of Xi's Spotlight

  • Baoshan Iron & Steel was up 2.2% after the China Daily reported Tuesday the company will build a plant in the southern Guangdong province port city of Zhanjiang this year.

    Indian Shares Tumble, Leading Asian Swoon

  • As with the company's first international project in the Zhanjiang economic development zone in China announced last December, many of Sea

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • When Wang Wei flew out to intercept Lieutenant Osborn's EP-3E on the morning of Sunday, April 1, as the American reconnaissance plane neared the headquarters of China's South Sea Fleet in the port of Zhanjiang, the two pilots -- and their two nations -- collided.

    A Crash In The Clouds

  • Granny Zhao, 95, of Zhanjiang city, Guangdong province, says it first appeared three years ago.

    Grandma Grows 5 Inch Horn From Her Head | Impact Lab


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