Kirin

[ kee-rin ]
/ ˈkiˈrɪn /

noun

Older Spelling. Jilin.

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Definition for kirin (2 of 2)

Jilin

or Chi·lin, Ki·rin

[ jee-lin ]
/ ˈdʒiˈlɪn /

noun Pinyin.

a province in NE China, N of the Yalu River. 72,201 sq. mi. (187,001 sq. km). Capital: Changchun.
a port city in this province, on the Songhua River: a former provincial capital.
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British Dictionary definitions for kirin (1 of 2)

Kirin
/ (ˈkiːˈrɪn) /

noun

a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Jilin

British Dictionary definitions for kirin (2 of 2)

Jilin

Kirin

/ (ˈdʒiːˈlɪn) /

noun

a province of NE China, in central Manchuria. Capital: Changchun. Pop: 27 040 000 (2003 est). Area: 187 000 sq km (72 930 sq miles)
Also called: Chi-lin (ˈtʃiːˈlɪn) a river port in NE China, in N central Jilin province on the Songhua River. Pop: 1 496 000 (2005 est)
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