- a city in and the capital of Heilongjiang province, in NE China.
- a province in NE China, S of the Amur River. 108,880 sq. mi. (281,999 sq. km). Capital: Harbin.
Also Older Spelling, Hei·lung·kiang [hey-loo ng-gyahng] /ˈheɪˈlʊŋˈgyɑŋ/.
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But for reasons that remain unclear, Anna and Paul turned west and fled from Harbin to Berlin.An Oscar Winner’s Secret History
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
October 14, 2010
Harbin is on the Trans-Siberian Railroad, and was the original hotbed of the disease.Peking Dust
Ellen N. La Motte
Its announced that Dr. Gray, the headmaster of Harbin, has been appointed.The Bishop's Apron
W. Somerset Maugham
When you get to Harbin, you will find some more waiting for you.The Woman's Way
But on the 26th of October, when on a visit to Harbin, he was shot dead by a Korean assassin.
Harbin, in Manchuria, China, is a Russian trading post of great commercial importance.Commercial Geography
Jacques W. Redway
- a city in NE China, capital of Heilongjiang province on the Songhua River: founded by the Russians in 1897; centre of tsarist activities after the October Revolution in Russia (1917). Pop: 2 989 000 (2005 est)Also called: Ha-erh-pin
Heilungkiang (ˈheɪˈlʊŋˈkjæŋ, -kaɪˈæŋ)
- a province of NE China, in Manchuria: coal-mining, with placer gold in some rivers. Capital: Harbin. Pop: 38 150 000 (2003 est). Area: 464 000 sq km (179 000 sq miles)
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