[ ly-shyn ]
/ ˈlüˈʃün /
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noun Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
an old city and seaport in southern Liaoning province, in northeastern China, on the Yellow Sea: now part of the urban area of Dalian.
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Also called Port Arthur. Formerly Japanese, Ryo·jun·ko [ryaw-joon-kaw], /ˈryɔ dʒunˈkɔ/, Ryo·jun [ryaw-joon] /ˈryɔˈdʒun/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Lüshun
/ (ˈluːˈʃʊn) /
a port in NE China, in S Liaoning province, at the S end of the Liaodong peninsula; together with the city of Dalian it comprises the port complex of Lüda: jointly held by China and the Soviet Union (1945–55)Former name: Port Arthur
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