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 (täng′shän′, däng′-)
A city of northeast China east of Beijing. It was devastated in 1976 by a massive earthquake in which over 240,000 people were killed.


(Placename) an industrial city in NE China, in Hebei province: the 1976 earthquake, which killed an estimated 255 000 people, was the most lethal of the 20th century. Pop: 1 773 000 (2005 est)



a city in NE Hebei province, in NE China. 1,500,000.
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Noun1.Tangshan - an industrial city of northeastern China in Hebei province
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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In the Tangshan area of China, a dozen people came together to form a human chain on a frozen lake to rescue a drowning child.
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Many national key steel enterprises, including Shoudu Iron and Steel Company, Anshan Steel, Tangshan Steel, Handan Steel, Baotou Steel, Tonghua Steel, Benxi Steel, and Jixi Steel, are located in this region.
Metso, RCR, FLSmidth, Osborn, Terex, FMC Technologies, MMD, Tenova, ThyssenKrupp, IEM, Nakayama Iron Works, McLanahan, INNOVATIVE PROCESSING SOLUTIONS, AMZ, Shanghai JiansheLuqiao, DSMAC, NHI Group, TY, AnShan Heavy Duty Mining Machinery, SICHUAN MINING MACHINERY, CITICIC Luoyang, Tangshan Kaitai, Wuhu Crane&Conveyor, Shandong China Coal, LUOYANG DAHUA, SBM, Yantai Xinhai, Tangshan Beihua and Shunda Heavy Mining Machinery are the companies profiled in this report available at http://emarketorg.
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