geographical name former province (1948-54) NE China in S Manchuria bordering on Gulf of Liaodong capital Chin-chou (Jinzhou)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Liaoning — /lyow ning /, n. Pinyin, Wade Giles. a province in NE China. 29,500,000; 58,301 sq. mi. (151,000 sq. km). Cap.: Shenyang. Formerly, Fengtien. * * * formerly (1903–28) Fengtian or Feng t ien Province (pop., 2000 est.: 42,380,000), northeastern… …   Universalium

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