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Jinan

or Chinan, Tsinan

[jee-nahn] /ˈdʒiˈnɑn/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
a city in and the capital of Shandong province, in E China.

Shandong

[shahn-dawng] /ˈʃɑnˈdɔŋ/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
a maritime province in E China. 59,189 sq. mi. (153,299 sq. km).
Capital: Jinan.
2.
a peninsula in the E part of this province, extending into the Yellow Sea.
Also, Shantung.
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  • A—— has a little house close to Jinan Dolero, and occupies himself with his garden outside the city.

  • It would have been unwise to stay out after sunset, and that time always saw us back at Jinan Dolero.

British Dictionary definitions for Jinan

Jinan

/ˈdʒiːˈnæn/
noun
1.
an industrial city in NE China, capital of Shandong province; probably over 3000 years old. Pop: 2 654 000 (2005 est)

Shandong

/ˈʃænˈdʌŋ/
noun
1.
a province of NE China, on the Yellow Sea and the Gulf of Chihli: part of the earliest organized state of China (1520–1030 bc); consists chiefly of the fertile plain of the lower Yellow River, with mountains over 1500 m (5000 ft) high in the centre. Capital: Jinan. Pop: 91 250 000 (2003 est). Area: 153 300 sq km (59 189 sq miles)
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