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Chang·chun(chäng′cho͝on′) Formerly Hsin·king (shĭn′kĭng′, -gĭng′)
A city of northeast China south-southwest of Harbin. It was the capital of the Japanese puppet state of Manchukuo from 1932 until 1945. Changchun is the capital of Jilin province.
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(Placename) a city in NE China, capital of Jilin province: as Hsinking, capital of the Japanese state of Manchukuo (1932–45). Pop: 3 092 000 (2005 est)
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the capital of Jilin province, in NE China. 2,110,000.
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