Lüshun

[ly-shyn]

noun Pinyin, Wade-Giles.

an old city and seaport in S Liaoning province, in NE China, on the Yellow Sea: now part of the urban area of Dalian.

Also called Port Arthur.Formerly Japanese, Ryojunko.
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British Dictionary definitions for lushun

Lüshun

noun

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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