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Tientsin

[tin-tsin; Chinese tyen-jin]
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noun
  1. Older Spelling. Tianjin.
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Examples from the Web for tientsin

Historical Examples

  • 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.

  • On an appointed day there was a general walk-out in the French concession in Tientsin.

    Peking Dust

    Ellen N. La Motte

  • Tientsin is a large city, nearly as large as Peking, with about a million inhabitants.

    Peking Dust

    Ellen N. La Motte

  • There were numerous instances in the siege of Tientsin of disregard of death.


British Dictionary definitions for tientsin

Tientsin

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