- a city in and the capital of Liaoning province, in NE China: cultural capital of Manchuria; battle 1905.
- Pinyin, Wade-Giles. a province in NE China. 58,301 sq. mi. (151,000 sq. km). Capital: Shenyang.
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Born in Shenyang, a city in the northeastern province of Liaoning, Xiaojiong grew up not knowing another lesbian.China’s Fake Gay Marriages
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- a walled city in NE China in S Manchuria, capital of Liaoning province: capital of the Manchu dynasty from 1644–1912; seized by the Japanese in 1931. Pop: 4 916 000 (2005 est)Former name: Mukden
- a province of NE China, in S Manchuria. Capital: Shenyang. Pop: 42 100 000 (2003 est). Area: 150 000 sq km (58 500 sq miles)