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Antung

[ahn-doo ng; English an-too ng] /ˈɑnˈdʊŋ; English ænˈtʊŋ/
noun, Wade-Giles.
1.
former name of Dandong.
2.
a former province of China, in Manchuria.
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  • The feint of a mock attack was aimed at Antung—and the enemy rose to the bait.

    The Tempering

    Charles Neville Buck
  • The field post carried an immense amount of mail every day between Antung and the front.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • At Antung he remained until the hospital ship was ready to sail with its sad freight of torn, pierced, and mangled soldiers.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • This line goes from Haichow southward to Antung then inclining a little south to Hwaian.

British Dictionary definitions for Antung

Antung

/ˈænˈtʊŋ/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Andong
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