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 (jē′lĭn′) also Ki·rin (kē′rĭn′)
1. A province of northeast China bordering on North Korea. Changchun is the capital.
2. A city of northeast China in Jilin province northeast of Changchun.
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(ˈdʒiːˈlɪn) or


1. (Placename) a province of NE China, in central Manchuria. Capital: Changchun. Pop: 27 040 000 (2003 est). Area: 187 000 sq km (72 930 sq miles)
2. (Placename) Also called: Chi-lin a river port in NE China, in N central Jilin province on the Songhua River. Pop: 1 496 000 (2005 est)
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also Kirin

1. a province in NE China, N of the Yalu River. 25,740,000; 72,201 sq. mi. (187,001 sq. km). Cap.: Changchun.
2. a port city in this province, on the Songhua River: a former provincial capital. 1,270,000.
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In another match, Taiwanese Chen Hung-ling and Wang Chi-lin managed to secure their spots in the quarterfinals that day by beating Mohammed Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia 13-21, 21-18, 21-14 in the men's doubles.
On the other hand, in the mixed doubles event, the Indian pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa, who crashed out of their opening fixture of recently-concluded China Open, defeated Taiwan duo of Wang Chi-lin and Lee Chia-Hsin 21-16, 19-21, 21-14 on their day one.
There is the story of the chi-lin, a Chinese unicorn who aides a traveling judge in deciding who is truthful and who is not.
Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge also won through to the second round of the men's doubles, beating Chen Hung Ling and Chi-Lin Wang of Chinese Taipei 21-19 21-14.
Aaron Alvarez is the bar manager of Innovative Dining Group (IDG)'s adjoining West Hollywood restaurants RivaBella and Chi-Lin.
Wei Chi-lin, former chairman of the Land Bank of Taiwan, will reportedly represent Want Want Group to become the chairman of Waterland.
The animals in the rest of the field include blackbucks and deer, markhor, cheetah, fox, wolf, hare, and mythical animals like winged wolves, winged spotted lions (chi-lin), and a human headed chi-lin.
''We hope to make Chinese tourists feel at ease,'' said Yang Chi-lin, deputy director of the Aviation Police Office, at a recent press conference on airport security measures.
Tomasson's episodic Chi-Lin (The Unicorn), set to a collaged score--most notable for the pas de deux's beautiful violin solo--by Chinese American composer Bright Sheng, was modestly choreographed, gorgeously danced, and lavishly produced.
Taiwan's Wang Chi-lin and Po Li-wei advanced to the men's doubles final of the 2018 Korea Masters badminton tournament in Gwangju on Saturday.