from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of northeast China on the Liaodong Peninsula near Lüshun. A major seaport, it was part of the Kwantung leased territory from 1898 to 1955. The city was known as Dalny under the Russians and as Dairen under the Japanese.

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  • proper noun A subprovincial city in northeastern China.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a port and shipbuilding center in northeastern China on the Liaodong Peninsula; now a part of Luda


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