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Dal·ian(däl′yän′) also Ta·lien (tä′lyĕn′)
A city of northeast China on the Liaodong Peninsula near Lüshun. A major seaport, it was part of the Kwantung leased territory from 1898 to 1955. The city was known as Dalny under the Russians and as Dairen under the Japanese.
(Placename) a city in NE China, at the end of the Liaodong Peninsula: with the adjoining city of Lüshun comprises the port complex of Lüda. Pop: 2 709 000 (2005 est). Former name: Dairen
a seaport in S Liaoning province, in NE China. 2,400,000.Formerly, Japanese, Dairen;Russian, Dalny. Compare Lüda.
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|Noun||1.||Dalian - 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