a port in eastern Hebei province, in northeastern China.
- Also Tien·tsin [tin-tsin; Chinese tyen-jin] /ˈtɪnˈtsɪn; Chinese ˈtyɛnˈdʒɪn/ .
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How to use Tianjin in a sentence
A month before the Games were scheduled to start, government officials issued restrictions for the 14 million people living in the port city of Tianjin after a cluster of 20 cases erupted.The Olympics Will be the Ultimate Test for China's Zero-COVID Policy | Alice Park | January 24, 2022 | Time
A week ago, Tianjin, a port city near the capital, discovered two cases of omicron, prompting testing of all its 14 million inhabitants.China halts Winter Olympics ticket sales as omicron arrives in Beijing | Eva Dou, Pei Lin Wu | January 17, 2022 | Washington Post
This week, Toyota said that operations had come to a halt at its factory in Tianjin, the Wall Street Journal reported, after the city imposed mandatory testing after detecting two cases of the omicron variant.China’s latest covid lockdowns are again affecting global supply chains | Aurora Almendral | January 13, 2022 | Quartz
Then in September, after making the 7,000-mile trip to Tianjin, Kerry encountered even more tense feelings.John Kerry Is Bringing America Back Into the Climate Fight | Justin Worland/Naples. Italy | October 28, 2021 | Time
For example, to support the 100,000 daily commuters between Beijing and Tianjin, about 150 high-speed intercity trains are running every day, as often as three minutes apart.What’s bigger than a megacity? China’s planned city clusters | Ling Xin | April 28, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
For example, in 2012 the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city was opened with great fanfare as a center for innovation.How Big Data Is Entering Every Corner of Our Lives | Leo Hollis | July 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
On Monday, five German tourists were killed when their tour bus crashed on the road between Beijing and Tianjin.
British Dictionary definitions for Tianjin
an industrial city in NE China, capital of Tianjin municipality (traditionally in Hebei province), on the Grand Canal, 51 km (32 miles) from the Yellow Sea: the third largest city in China; seat of Nankai University (1919). Pop: 9 346 000 (2005 est)
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