Examples from the Web for shantung
Why, I am a Shantung man too, rejoined Mr. Chang; what is the name of your fathers native place?
They realize acutely what the Japanese have done in Manchuria and Shantung.The Problem of China|Bertrand Russell
There is only my father, replied Na, and he is a Shantung man who came to live in Honan.
As the sun rose higher the mist was dispersed, and the bold rugged outline of the Shantung coast was unveiled before us.The Siberian Overland Route from Peking to Petersburg,|Alexander Michie
In Honan there lived a man named Chang, who originally belonged to Shantung.
British Dictionary definitions for shantung (1 of 2)
Word Origin for shantung
British Dictionary definitions for shantung (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for shantung
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."