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).
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.