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Harbin

[ hahr-bin ]
/ ˈhɑrˈbɪn /
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noun Pinyin.
a city in and the capital of Heilongjiang province, in northeastern China.
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Formerly (Older Spelling) Pin·kiang [Chinese bin-gyahng] /Chinese ˈbɪnˈgyɑŋ/ .
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Harbin
/ (hɑːˈbiːn, -ˈbɪn) /

noun
a city in NE China, capital of Heilongjiang province on the Songhua River: founded by the Russians in 1897; centre of tsarist activities after the October Revolution in Russia (1917). Pop: 2 989 000 (2005 est)Also called: Ha-erh-pin
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