[tsing-tou; Chinese ching-dou]
- Older Spelling. a seaport in E Shandong province, in E China.
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The fall of Tsingtao gave her a favorable opportunity, and she used and misused it unjustifiably.
Tsingtao and the port of Kiaochow should belong to Japan, as well as the Tainan railway.
The society sent comfort bags, containing letters, tooth-brushes and sweets, to soldiers at the taking of Tsingtao.The Foundations of Japan
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- a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Qingdao
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