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1. A city of eastern China in Henan province north-northeast of Zhengzhou. It was a capital of the ancient Shang dynasty.
2. A city of northwest South Korea, a suburb of Seoul.
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(Placename) a town in E China, in Henan province: archaeological site and capital of the Shang dynasty. Pop: 808 000 (2005 est)
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a city in N Henan province, in E China: site of the ancient city of Yin, the center of the Shang dynasty. 420,332.
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