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Tientsin

[tin-tsin; Chinese tyen-jin] /ˈtɪnˈtsɪn; Chinese ˈtyɛnˈdʒɪn/
noun
1.
Older Spelling. Tianjin.
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  • A similar state had to be lived up to in the Director's home in Tientsin.

    Herbert Hoover Vernon Kellogg
  • It was not until they reached Taiyuen that they struck the road that led to Pekin or Tientsin.

    General Gordon J. Wardle
  • Tientsin is a large city, nearly as large as Peking, with about a million inhabitants.

    Peking Dust Ellen N. La Motte
  • On an appointed day there was a general walk-out in the French concession in Tientsin.

    Peking Dust Ellen N. La Motte
  • There were numerous instances in the siege of Tientsin of disregard of death.

  • During his stay at Tientsin there is little of any interest to record.

    General Gordon

    Seton Churchill
  • At Tientsin we ride by starlight, in jinrickshas, to the steamer.

    Mary and I

    Stephen Return Riggs
  • You know, I suppose, that we are quite cut off from Tientsin now?

    With the Allies to Pekin George Alfred Henty
  • It is probable that stirring events are going on at Tientsin.

    With the Allies to Pekin George Alfred Henty
  • My father and mother are at Tientsin, where I am anxious to rejoin them.

    With the Allies to Pekin George Alfred Henty
British Dictionary definitions for Tientsin

Tientsin

/ˈtjɛnˈtsɪn/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Tianjin
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