Manchuria

[ man-choo r-ee-uh ]
/ mænˈtʃʊər i ə /

noun

a historic region in NE China: ancestral home of the Manchu. About 413,000 sq. mi. (1,070,000 sq. km).

Related forms

Man·chu·ri·an, adjective, nountrans-Man·chu·ri·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for manchurian (1 of 2)

Manchurian

/ (mænˈtʃʊərɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to Manchuria, a region of NE China, or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Manchuria

British Dictionary definitions for manchurian (2 of 2)

Manchuria

/ (mænˈtʃʊərɪə) /

noun

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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