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

  • A city of northeast China near the Bohai Sea southeast of Beijing. It was a treaty port after 1860 and was the scene of fighting during the Boxer Rebellion (1900). Today it is a major industrial center.

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

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


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