Manchurian


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Man·chu·ri·a

 (măn-cho͝or′ē-ə)
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.

Manchurian

(mænˈtʃʊərɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Manchuria or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Manchuria
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Manchurian - of or relating to or characteristic of Manchuria or its people or their cultureManchurian - of or relating to or characteristic of Manchuria or its people or their culture; "the Manchurian invasion"
Translations
mantšurialainen

Manchurian

[mænˈtʃʊərɪən]
A. ADJmanchuriano
B. Nmanchuriano/a m/f

Manchurian

n
Mandschu m
(Ling) → Mandschu nt
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