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(Placename) a former name of Dalian



a seaport in S Liaoning province, in NE China. 2,400,000.
Formerly, Japanese, Dairen;Russian, Dalny. Compare Lüda.
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Noun1.Dairen - a port and shipbuilding center in northeastern China on the Liaodong Peninsula; now a part of Luda
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Luda, Luta - an industrial conurbation in northeastern China on the southern end of the Liaodong Peninsula; it now includes the cities of Dalian and Lushun
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He also demanded control of the Manchurian seaports of Dairen and Port Arthur--which a glance at the map shows would give him an unbreakable foothold in China--as well as joint control, with the Chinese, of Manchuria's railroads.
But after years of war, the Japanese army eventually prevailed in 1905 and the city was renamed Dairen.
China acknowledged the independence of Outer Mongolia, agreed to joint Soviet-Chinese operation of Manchurian railways, Soviet military bases in Port Arthur and Dairen, and Soviet mining enterprises in Sinkiang.
In October 1924, I was invited by the Japanese to go to the port of Dairen and Port Arthur for a lecture.
The planned course was to enter over Tsingtao, turn right, and pass Dairen toward the northeast provinces.
When they slip too close to the sprawling ranch homes that dot the nearby hillsides, local residents call on Dairen Simpson, trapper and wildlife specialist for Santa Clara County.
Across the Yellow Sea, Russia quickly secured a similar lease of Port Arthur and Dairen.
Her experience there would take the now-professed Sister Mary Gemma Shea to Dairen, Manchuria, in 1930, to Tokyo in 1938, and from a Japanese internment camp in 1943 as one of the hundreds of Americans repatriated on one of the ships involved in a massive Japanese-U.