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 (mo͝ok′dən, -dĕn′, mo͞ok′-)


(Placename) a former name of Shenyang



the capital of Liaoning province, in NE China. 4,540,000. Formerly, Fengtien, Mukden.
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Noun1.Mukden - a city in northeastern ChinaMukden - a city in northeastern China  
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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At the decisive battle of Mukden, the silk-worm army, with a million legs, crept against the Russian hosts in a vast crescent, a hundred miles from end to end.
There wasn't a more brilliant feat of arms in the whole campaign than his flanking movement at Mukden.
At 7:30 the couple in the next room began to quarrel: the man in the room above sought for A on his flute; the gas went a little lower; three coal wagons started to unload--the only sound of which the phonograph is jealous; cats on the back fences slowly retreated toward Mukden.
EXHIBITION Forgotten Camp This moving photographic exhibition highlights the Shenyang World War II Allied Prisoners Camp, originally known as Mukden POW Camp.
In fact, Totsuka made an antiwar speech in front of the statue of the Virgin Mary of Lourdes at Sekiguchi Catholic Church in Tokyo around the time of the Mukden Incident in 1931.
Thompson is the daughter of a USS Canopus sailor who was a POW held in Mukden, China.
Kage served as chief instructor of Liuhe County Police Administration of Mukden Province of the "Manchukuo" puppet state and chief of the Police Division of the Police Bureau in Jinzhou City.
From the Japanese-engineered Mukden Incident of 1931 to the end of WWII, a sense of impending war affected Chinese culture, which spurred Communists and Nationalists alike to promote strengthening of the country's citizens' bodies through tiyu (physical education, sports, and physical culture)in their quest to build a strong, militant nation.
Editor's note: Mukden was a notable land battle of the Russo-Japanese War] All over the city thousands of children and older people were out to usher in the Fourth with all the noise they could make.
Blois, vicar apostolic of Mukden, Louis Lapierre, Eugene Berichon, and Leo Lomme were the first to go on mission in the name of the QFMS.