[tin-tsin; Chinese tyen-jin]
- Older Spelling. Tianjin.
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A similar state had to be lived up to in the Director's home in Tientsin.Herbert Hoover
It was not until they reached Taiyuen that they struck the road that led to Pekin or Tientsin.General Gordon
On an appointed day there was a general walk-out in the French concession in Tientsin.
Tientsin is a large city, nearly as large as Peking, with about a million inhabitants.
There were numerous instances in the siege of Tientsin of disregard of death.Impressions of a War Correspondent
- a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Tianjin
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