a historic region in NE China: ancestral home of the Manchu. About 413,000 sq. mi. (1,070,000 sq. km).
- Man·chu·ri·an, adjective, noun
- trans-Man·chu·ri·an, adjective
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How to use Manchuria in a sentence
The Surrendered also includes scenes of the Japanese invasion of Manchuria in 1934.
Grenfell and the icy coast of Labrador perhaps, or a government berth in Manchuria—but never home society again.The Tigress | Anne Warner
These bells must have been brought down by Chinese trading from the plains of Manchuria.The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga | Cornelis De Witt Willcox
Levies were hastily summoned from Manchuria in order to defend the line of the Peiho and the approaches to the capital.The Life of Gordon, Volume I | Demetrius Charles Boulger
The disasters of Russia in Manchuria in 1905 released the spirit of German imperialism to bolder aggressions.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
Concerning Manchuria and all the issues involved in the present struggle for its possession, all kinds of misconceptions are rife.Where Half The World Is Waking Up | Clarence Poe
British Dictionary definitions for Manchuria
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)
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