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(Placename) a former name of Dalian



a seaport in S Liaoning province, in NE China. 2,400,000.
Formerly, Japanese, Dairen;Russian, Dalny. Compare Lüda.
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Noun1.Dairen - 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
Luda, Luta - an industrial conurbation in northeastern China on the southern end of the Liaodong Peninsula; it now includes the cities of Dalian and Lushun
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CB Mills * Chang Chun Plastics * Chartwell International * Dairen Chemical * Epoxy Chemicals Inc.
Affram, Brian Brown, Roberto Buccianti, Nicole Cano, Dairen M.
Chapters are: Dairen, a city like no other; sovereignty and self-governance; expanding imperial privilege; a leasehold based on law; self-governance, old and new; settler politics as a mass movement; saving Manchuria; the Manchurian Incident; Dairen versus Shinkyo ideology; conclusion: Dairen and Shanghai.
The Second Brigade was forced to leave Russia with the help of the Japanese, by way of the Manchuria Railway and Dairen.
Suppliers consist of two tiers of companies: multinational companies, with a diverse regional base; such as Synthomer, Dow Chemical, BASF, Archroma and Dairen.
26 March 2014 -- Beijing-based China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE: LFC) (HKSE: 2628) (SSE: 601628) said that Lin Dairen has been appointed as the president of the company.
Its customers, that comprises petrochemical firms like Asahi Kasei, Dairen and Lanxess save about 10 per cent on utility bills as these methods are cheaper than burning natural gas alone.
A stenographer, Sham Lal Jain, deposed before the Khosla Commission that 'Pandit Nehru asked him to make typed copies of a hand-written note that said Bose had reached Russia via Dairen [Manchuria]'.
He also demanded control of the Manchurian seaports of Dairen and Port Arthur--which a glance at the map shows would give him an unbreakable foothold in China--as well as joint control, with the Chinese, of Manchuria's railroads.
But after years of war, the Japanese army eventually prevailed in 1905 and the city was renamed Dairen.
Several American consulates were receiving money, too, including the consulates at Nagoya, Kobe, Nagasaki, and Osaka, in Japan; Taihoku, Taiwan; Keijo (Seoul), Korea; Dairen and Harbin in Manchuria; Capetown, South Africa; and Sao Paulo, Brazil.
China acknowledged the independence of Outer Mongolia, agreed to joint Soviet-Chinese operation of Manchurian railways, Soviet military bases in Port Arthur and Dairen, and Soviet mining enterprises in Sinkiang.