Lüda lo͞o´dä´ [key], former municipality, S Liaoning prov., China, at the tip of the Liaodong peninsula. It comprised the important and historic cities of Lüshun (Port Arthur) and Dalian (Dairen) the combined area is now known as Dalian. The name sometimes appears as Lü-ta.

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