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Shan·dong(shän′dông′) also Shan·tung (shăn′tŭng′, shän′to͝ong′)
A province of northern China at the mouth of the Yellow River. Its eastern part occupies the Shandong Peninsula, which separates the Bohai Sea from the Yellow Sea. Jinan is the capital.
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(Placename) a province of NE China, on the Yellow Sea and the Gulf of Chihli: part of the earliest organized state of China (1520–1030 bc); consists chiefly of the fertile plain of the lower Yellow River, with mountains over 1500 m (5000 ft) high in the centre. Capital: Jinan. Pop: 91 250 000 (2003 est). Area: 153 300 sq km (59 189 sq miles)
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1. a maritime province in E China. 86,710,000; 59,189 sq. mi. (153,299 sq. km). Cap.: Jinan.
2. a peninsula in the E part of this province, extending into the Yellow Sea.
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