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 (mo͝ok′dən, -dĕn′, mo͞ok′-)


(Placename) a former name of Shenyang



the capital of Liaoning province, in NE China. 4,540,000. Formerly, Fengtien, Mukden.
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Noun1.Mukden - a city in northeastern ChinaMukden - a city in northeastern China  
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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At 7:30 the couple in the next room began to quarrel: the man in the room above sought for A on his flute; the gas went a little lower; three coal wagons started to unload--the only sound of which the phonograph is jealous; cats on the back fences slowly retreated toward Mukden.
At the decisive battle of Mukden, the silk-worm army, with a million legs, crept against the Russian hosts in a vast crescent, a hundred miles from end to end.
There wasn't a more brilliant feat of arms in the whole campaign than his flanking movement at Mukden.
The Russo-Japanese War enabled 'Isa Fath Allah ugali Rasulef--who was the akhund (chief cleric) of Troitsk District, Orenburg Province, and the chaplain of the Third Manchurian Army--and his fellow Muslim soldiers to encounter a Muslim Chinese community in Mukden.
the OSS's remote psychoanalysis of Adolf Hitler; Japan's ghoulish experiments at Mukden POW and concentration camp in China; or the FBI's reach beyond US borders into Central and South America to quash Axis inroads in the Western Hemisphere.
Using what became known as the Manchurian incident as an excuse, the Kwantung army moved swiftly to capture the city of Mukden, followed by the occupation of all of Manchuria.
I was expecting an announcement that he would go because he has probably had it on his radar since he received the Nobel Prize during his first term," said Jan Thompson, president of the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor Memorial Society and the daughter of a US sailor held in the Philippines and later transported to Mukden in northern China.
EXHIBITION Forgotten Camp This moving photographic exhibition highlights the Shenyang World War II Allied Prisoners Camp, originally known as Mukden POW Camp.
On 10 December 1931, the secretary of Perhimpoenan Indonesia (PI), the Indonesian nationalist students' association in the Netherlands, invited the Chinese Indonesian student organization Chung Hwa Hui (CHH) to a protest meeting against the Japanese invasion of the Chinese province of Manchuria, better known as the Mukden Incident.
After the Mukden incident' on sept 18, 1931, the Japanese army had taken shenyang city by surprise and then occupied the northeastern territory of China in the following 6 months.
In fact, Totsuka made an antiwar speech in front of the statue of the Virgin Mary of Lourdes at Sekiguchi Catholic Church in Tokyo around the time of the Mukden Incident in 1931.