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Shen·yang

 (shŭn′yäng′) Formerly Muk·den (mo͝ok′dən, -dĕn′, mo͞ok′-)
A city of northeast China east-northeast of Beijing. The capital of Liaoning province, it was the site of the so-called Mukden, or Manchurian, Incident (1931), in which the Japanese army used an explosion on the railroad north of the city as a pretext to occupy Manchuria.
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Shenyang

(ˈʃɛnˈjæŋ)
n
(Placename) a walled city in NE China in S Manchuria, capital of Liaoning province: capital of the Manchu dynasty from 1644–1912; seized by the Japanese in 1931. Pop: 4 916 000 (2005 est). Former name: Mukden
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Shen•yang

(ˈʃʌnˈyɑŋ)

n.
the capital of Liaoning province, in NE China. 4,540,000. Formerly, Fengtien, Mukden.
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Noun1.Shenyang - a city in northeastern ChinaShenyang - 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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