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[tsing-tou; Chinese ching-dou]
  1. Older Spelling. a seaport in E Shandong province, in E China.
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Examples from the Web for tsingtao

Historical Examples

  • The fall of Tsingtao gave her a favorable opportunity, and she used and misused it unjustifiably.

    The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference

    Emile Joseph Dillon

  • Tsingtao and the port of Kiaochow should belong to Japan, as well as the Tainan railway.

  • The society sent comfort bags, containing letters, tooth-brushes and sweets, to soldiers at the taking of Tsingtao.

    The Foundations of Japan

    J.W. Robertson Scott

British Dictionary definitions for tsingtao


  1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Qingdao
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