Qingdao

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Qing·dao

 (chĭng′dou′) also Tsing·tao (tsĭng′tou′)
A city of northeastern China on the southern tip of the Shandong Peninsula. It was leased in 1898 to the Germans, who established a famed brewery.

Qingdao

(ˈtʃɪŋˈdaʊ) ,

Tsingtao

or

Chingtao

n
(Placename) a port in E China, in E Shandong province on Jiazhou Bay, developed as a naval base and fort in 1891. Shandong university (1926). Pop: 2 431 000 (2005 est)

Qing•dao

or Tsing•tao

(ˈtʃɪŋˈdaʊ)

n.
a seaport in E Shandong province, in E China, on the Yellow Sea. 2,060,000.