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 (lo͞o′sho͝on′, lü′-) Formerly Port Arthur
A city of northeast China at the tip of the Liaodong Peninsula near Dalian. A major port and naval base, it was part of the Kwantung leased territory from 1898 to 1955.


(Placename) a port in NE China, in S Liaoning province, at the S end of the Liaodong peninsula; together with the city of Dalian it comprises the port complex of Lüda: jointly held by China and the Soviet Union (1945–55). Former name: Port Arthur



a seaport in S Liaoning province, in NE China. 200,000. Also called Port Arthur. Compare Lüda.
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Noun1.Lushun - a major port city in northeastern China on the Liaodong PeninsulaLushun - a major port city 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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PLAN mine warfare testing has been concentrated in Huludao; other test facilities are at Lushun, Zhoushan Island, and Changshan Island.
Local fishermen from Changxing Island and Lushun are under the impression that spotted seals are abundant, and have been illegally poaching seals as a way to earn extra cash in the winter.
About 1,200 people, including schoolchildren, turned out at a memorial hall in Lushun, a suburb of Liaoning Province port city Dalian, to hold a meeting and lay flowers at a monument to a Chinese man who went on strike in a Japanese-owned factory, China Central TV reported.