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A region of northeast China comprising the modern-day provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin, and Liaoning. It was the homeland of the Manchu people who conquered China in the 1600s and was hotly contested by the Russians and the Japanese in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Chinese Communists gained control of the area in 1948.

Man·chu′ri·an adj. & n.
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(Placename) a region of NE China, historically the home of the Manchus, rulers of China from 1644 to 1912: includes part of Inner Mongolia and the provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin, and Liaoning. Area: about 1 300 000 sq km (502 000 sq miles)
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a historic region in NE China. ab. 413,000 sq. mi. (1,070,000 sq. km).
Man•chu′ri•an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Manchuria - a region in northeastern ChinaManchuria - a region in northeastern China  
Chino-Japanese War, Sino-Japanese War - a war between China and Japan (1894 and 1895) over the control of the Korean Peninsula; China was overwhelmingly defeated at Port Arthur
Port Arthur - a battle in the Chino-Japanese War (1894); Japanese captured the port and fortifications from the Chinese
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 I rode away from that city, across hundreds of miles of rice-fields and mountains, and through months of campaigning, and on with the victorious Japanese into Manchuria, I did not drink.
Korea she had made into a granary and a colony; treaty privileges and vulpine diplomacy gave her the monopoly of Manchuria. But Japan was not satisfied.
1922, and in seven bloody months Manchuria, Korea, and Formosa were taken away from her and she was hurled back, bankrupt, to stifle in her tiny, crowded islands.
Realize that out upon the plains of Manchuria tonight two hostile armies are facing each other--that now, while we are seated here, a million human beings may be hurled at each other's throats, striving with the fury of maniacs to tear each other to pieces!
"Or perhaps Manchuria is too far away for you--come home with me then, come here to Chicago.
He has been dying to meet you, to talk over your campaign together in Manchuria. There's another man who is anxious to meet you, too,--Professor Spenlove.
The King of Manchuria had a magic looking-glass, whereon whoso looked saw, not his own image, but only that of the king.
That they were taken by the military power, which rose so suddenly in China after the fall of the republic, and which wrested Manchuria and Korea from Russia and Japan, and also absorbed the Philippines, is quite within the range of possibility.
Starring Yu Hae-jin and Ryoo Joon-yeol, the film revolves around a fierce battle between Korean independence militias and Japanese forces that took place at Fengwudong in Manchuria, China, in 1920.
1932: The Japanese set up the republic of Manchukuo after occupying Manchuria. 1946: King Zog was deposed as ruler of Albania.
In the summer and fall of 1929, the Soviet Union and the Republic of China fought with each other over disputes related to the Chinese Eastern Railway (CER), which they jointly managed in Manchuria since 1924.