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Tangshan

or T'ang·shan

[ tahng-shahn ]
/ ˈtɑŋˈʃɑn /
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noun Pinyin, Wade-Giles.

a city in NE Hebei province, in NE China.

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British Dictionary definitions for Tangshan

Tangshan
/ (ˈtæŋˈʃæn) /

noun

an industrial city in NE China, in Hebei province: the 1976 earthquake, which killed an estimated 255 000 people, was the most lethal of the 20th century. Pop: 1 773 000 (2005 est)
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