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Shandong

[ shahn-dawng ]
/ ˈʃɑnˈdɔŋ /
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noun Pinyin.
a maritime province in eastern China. 59,189 sq. mi. (153,299 sq. km). Capital: Jinan.
a peninsula in the eastern part of this province, extending into the Yellow Sea.
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Shandong

Shantung

/ (ˈʃænˈdʌŋ) /

noun
a province of NE China, on the Yellow Sea and the Gulf of Chihli: part of the earliest organized state of China (1520–1030 bc); consists chiefly of the fertile plain of the lower Yellow River, with mountains over 1500 m (5000 ft) high in the centre. Capital: Jinan. Pop: 91 250 000 (2003 est). Area: 153 300 sq km (59 189 sq miles)
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