Manchukuo(redirected from Manshukoku)
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Man·chu·kuo(măn′cho͞o′kwō′) also Man·chu·guo (-gwō′)
A former state of eastern Asia in Manchuria and eastern Nei Monggol (Inner Mongolia). It was established as a puppet state (1932) after the Japanese invaded Manchuria in 1931 and was returned to Chinese sovereignty in 1945.
1. (Historical Terms) a former state of E Asia (1932–45), consisting of the three provinces of old Manchuria and Jehol
2. (Placename) a former state of E Asia (1932–45), consisting of the three provinces of old Manchuria and Jehol
a former country (1932–45) in E Asia, under Japanese control: included Manchuria and parts of Inner Mongolia; now a part of China.