Examples from the Web for shantung
Historical Examples of shantung
He had taken a position as a teacher in Sutschoufu, on the border of Shantung.The Chinese Fairy Book
The first landing on the Shantung Peninsula was made September 2, 1914.
It was on this occasion too that he visited the tomb of Confucius, also in Shantung.China and the Manchus
Herbert Allen Giles
Refused to sign on account of Shantung concessions to Japan.
Shitauwan, at the southeastern point of the Shantung Peninsula.The International Development of China
- a heavy silk fabric with a knobbly surface
- a cotton or rayon imitation of this
Word Origin for shantung
- a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Shandong
type of coarse silk, 1882, from Shantung province, in China, where the fabric was made. The place name is "east of the mountain," from shan (mountain) + dong (east). The mountain in question is Tan Shan. West of it is Shansi, from xi "west."