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[chee-lee; Chinese jœ-lee] /ˈtʃi li; Chinese ˈdʒœˈli/
noun, Wade-Giles.
former name of Hebei.
Gulf of, former name of Bo Hai. Unabridged
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Examples from the Web for Chihli
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  • With the exception of Chihli, it is the only province in China which is thus honoured.

  • One day he arrived at Chu-chou, a dependent sub-prefecture of Peking, in Chihli.

    Myths and Legends of China E. T. C. Werner
  • At this period the Allies had about 100,000 men in Chihli, but the British troops were stationed at various stations on the line.

    The Postage Stamp in War Fred. J. Melville
  • The Viceroy of Chihli admonished all his subordinate officials to discourage binding, each in their separate districts.

    Intimate China Mrs. Archibald Little
British Dictionary definitions for Chihli


Gulf of Chihli, another name for Bohai
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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