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 (täng′shän′, däng′-)
A city of northeast China east of Beijing. It was devastated in 1976 by a massive earthquake in which over 240,000 people were killed.


(Placename) an industrial city in NE China, in Hebei province: the 1976 earthquake, which killed an estimated 255 000 people, was the most lethal of the 20th century. Pop: 1 773 000 (2005 est)



a city in NE Hebei province, in NE China. 1,500,000.
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Noun1.Tangshan - an industrial city of northeastern China in Hebei province
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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Location of the two 20-MW solar farms are in Wujiaqu, Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region and Tangshan, Hebei province.
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