- a historic region in NE China: ancestral home of the Manchu. About 413,000 sq. mi. (1,070,000 sq. km).
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The Surrendered also includes scenes of the Japanese invasion of Manchuria in 1934.Escape from Korea
March 13, 2010
If any Japanese succeed in entering Manchuria, they will never get out of it alive.The Education of Henry Adams
His sledges were drawn by strong, plump ponies obtained from Manchuria.From Pole to Pole
Sven Anders Hedin
Could she allow the "peaceful" absorption of Korea, as that of Manchuria had been accomplished?The Story of Russia
R. Van Bergen, M.A.
They didn't wait for the Russians to advance through Manchuria.The Boy Scout Automobilists
Of all the lands in eastern Asia perhaps the least is known about Manchuria of any of them.Birdseye Views of Far Lands
James T. Nichols
- a region of NE China, historically the home of the Manchus, rulers of China from 1644 to 1912: includes part of Inner Mongolia and the provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin, and Liaoning. Area: about 1 300 000 sq km (502 000 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for manchuria
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