Liaodong Peninsula


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Liao·dong Peninsula

 (lyou′dŭng′) also Liao·tung Peninsula (-to͝ong′)
A peninsula of northeast China forming the northern part of the Bohai Sea.
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Noun1.Liaodong Peninsula - a peninsula in northeastern China that extends into the Yellow Sea, between Bo Hai and Korea Bay
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
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When it returned to Dalian (a port city on the Liaodong Peninsula, at the southern tip of China's Liaoning Province) it was observed to have J-15 fighter jets and Z-18 helicopters on its deck.
To understand technocracy in China, one must first have a sense of historical context and above all an understanding of the cultural impact of a series of devastating military humiliations--the Opium Wars of the 1840s and 1860s, in which, in the name of free trade, China was forced to allow the importation of opium and the Summer Palace was sacked; an 1895 war in which Russia captured the Liaodong Peninsula and Japan took Taiwan, the Penghu Islands, and eventually Korea; and the 1899 Boxer Uprising against Christian missionaries, to which Great Britain, France, the United States, Japan, and Russia all responded by looting and raping in Tianjin, Beijing, and elsewhere.
Fengcheng City, located in the eastern Liaodong Peninsula and the eastern Bohai-Rim Economic Circle, a county-level city governed by Dandong City of Liaoning Province with a total area of 5,514 square kilometers, and situated in Liaonan Zhuanghe -Fengcheng Fault.