Liaodong Peninsula


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Liao·dong Peninsula

 (lyou′dŭng′) also Liao·tung Peninsula (-to͝ong′)
A peninsula of northeast China forming the northern part of the Bohai Sea.
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Noun1.Liaodong Peninsula - a peninsula in northeastern China that extends into the Yellow Sea, between Bo Hai and Korea Bay
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
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Fengcheng City, located in the eastern Liaodong Peninsula and the eastern Bohai-Rim Economic Circle, a county-level city governed by Dandong City of Liaoning Province with a total area of 5,514 square kilometers, and situated in Liaonan Zhuanghe -Fengcheng Fault.
The Russo-Japanese War began with a surprise Japanese attack on the Pacific Squadron of the Imperial Russian Navy at its base at Port Arthur on the Liaodong peninsula (in what is now north-eastern China) on the night of February 8th, 1904.
However, six days after the signing of the peace treaty confirming the ceding to Japan of the Liaodong peninsula, Russia, Germany and France, in a diplomatic intervention accompanied by the military threat of the Russian and German fleets in Asia, forced Japan to hand the region back to China.