Chihli

[ chee-lee; Chinese jœ-lee ]
/ ˈtʃi li; Chinese ˈdʒœˈli /

noun Wade-Giles.

former name of Hebei.
Gulf of, former name of Bo Hai.

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Example sentences from the Web for chihli

  • One day he arrived at Chu-chou, a dependent sub-prefecture of Peking, in Chihli.

  • At this period the Allies had about 100,000 men in Chihli, but the British troops were stationed at various stations on the line.

    The Postage Stamp in War|Fred. J. Melville
  • The Viceroy of Chihli admonished all his subordinate officials to discourage binding, each in their separate districts.

    Intimate China|Mrs. Archibald Little
  • With the exception of Chihli, it is the only province in China which is thus honoured.

British Dictionary definitions for chihli

Chihli
/ (ˈtʃiːliː) /

noun

Gulf of Chihli another name for Bohai
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