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 (lo͞o′sho͝on′, lü′-) Formerly Port Arthur
A city of northeast China at the tip of the Liaodong Peninsula near Dalian. A major port and naval base, it was part of the Kwantung leased territory from 1898 to 1955.
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(Placename) a port in NE China, in S Liaoning province, at the S end of the Liaodong peninsula; together with the city of Dalian it comprises the port complex of Lüda: jointly held by China and the Soviet Union (1945–55). Former name: Port Arthur
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a seaport in S Liaoning province, in NE China. 200,000. Also called Port Arthur. Compare Lüda.
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Noun1.Lushun - a major port city in northeastern China on the Liaodong PeninsulaLushun - a major port city 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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