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Meaning of Dalian

Da•lian

Pronunciation: (dä'lyän'), [key]
— n. Pinyin.
  1. Formerly,an urban municipality in S Liaoning province, in NE China, on the southern tip of the Liaodong peninsula: comprises the old cities of Dalian and Lüshun, and five adjacent counties. 7,000,000; ab. 1300 sq. mi. (3367 sq. km).
  2. Formerly, an old city in S Liaoning province, in NE China: one of the finest harbors on the E Asian coast; now part of the urban area of Dalian. 4,000,000.
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