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 (däl′yän′) also Ta·lien (tä′lyĕn′)
A city of northeast China on the Liaodong Peninsula near Lüshun. A major seaport, it was part of the Kwantung leased territory from 1898 to 1955. The city was known as Dalny under the Russians and as Dairen under the Japanese.


(dɑːlˈjɛn) or


(Placename) a city in NE China, at the end of the Liaodong Peninsula: with the adjoining city of Lüshun comprises the port complex of Lüda. Pop: 2 709 000 (2005 est). Former name: Dairen



a seaport in S Liaoning province, in NE China. 2,400,000.
Formerly, Japanese, Dairen;Russian, Dalny. Compare Lüda.
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Noun1.Dalian - 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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