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Liaoyang

[lyou-yahng] /ˈlyaʊˈyɑŋ/
noun
1.
Pinyin, Wade-Giles. a city in central Liaoning province, in NE China.
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  • Here Kouropatkin had made his stand after the disastrous defeat at Liaoyang.

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  • The scenes that had horrified the world at Port Arthur and Liaoyang were repeated.

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  • They formed a huge horse-shoe, with its ends resting on the Taitse River, on the south bank of which stood Liaoyang.

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  • General Stoessel asked a few more questions concerning the reporter's escape from Liaoyang.

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  • A battle ensued, the carnage and desperate valour of which even exceeded those of Liaoyang.

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  • If you keep up your style of correction there won't be more than two hoofs and an ear left by the time we reach Liaoyang.

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  • To-day they are bringing in the wounded soldiers from Liaoyang, and I try to keep away from the windows so I will not see them.

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  • The three armies, having overcome every obstacle, were in touch before Liaoyang.

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  • The last obstacle on the route we encountered at Liaoyang, where a bridge had been swept away.

British Dictionary definitions for Liaoyang

Liaoyang

/ˈljaʊˈjæŋ/
noun
1.
a city in NE China, in S Manchuria, in Liaoning province: a regional capital in the early dynasties. Pop: 752 000 (2005 est)
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