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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Imperial Russia sought warm water ports in Korea, to supplement their positions in the Liaotung Peninsula and Vladivostok, and considered Korea within its sphere of influence.
In 1898 Russia began leasing the Liaotung Peninsula, which juts into the Yellow Sea between China and the Korean Peninsula, from the Chinese.
So, having in effect won the war, Japan emerged with the Russian lease on the Liaotung Peninsula and just half of frozen Sakhalin island to show for her troubles.