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Jin

also Chin  (jĭn)
The name of four Chinese dynasties, including Western Jin (ad 265-316), Eastern Jin (317-420), Later Jin (936-946), and Jin (1115-1234).

jin

(dʒiːn)
n
(Units) (Mandarin) Chinese name for catty
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Another fellow now came up, and asked which way the gentlemen were going; of which being informed by Jones, he first scratched his head, and then leaning upon a pole he had in his hand, began to tell him, "That he must keep the right-hand road for about a mile, or a mile and a half, or such a matter, and then he must turn short to the left, which would bring him round by Measter Jin Bearnes's."--"But which is Mr John Bearnes's?" says Jones.
At Beit Jin, where nobody had interfered with him, he crept out of his tent at dead of night and shot at what he took to be an Arab lying on a rock, some distance away, planning evil.
At Beit Jin he gave his whole band of Arab muleteers a piece of his mind, and then--
As a child growing up in Kaifeng in central China, Jin Jin was constantly reminded of her unusual heritage.
For two years, from 2000 to 2002, Khay Jin served as academic adviser to the Nippon Foundation Fellowships for Asian Public Intellectuals, managed by the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, and he was also adviser to the Southeast Asian Public Intellectuals Fellowship Program.
In his new role Jin will be responsible for sales, marketing and support for the company's Greater China customer base in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Jin, who earned himself a place on the main tour courtesy of his 2008 Asian Championship victory, is in only the second tier of Chinese players but he's capable of grinding out positive results.
Jin is the 19th recipient of the Borlaug Award, and the fourth Chinese national.
Jin, Ye and colleagues used lasers to cool the potassium-rubidium molecules, halting nearly all their usual frenetic motion.
"In his latest short-story collection, A Good Fall, Jin continues his skillful and deeply felt exploration of immigrant conflicts.
had located the wreckage of a ship in the vicinity of the Jin Longtai's last known location.