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 (tyän′jĭn′) also Tien·tsin (tyĕn′tsĭn′)
A city of northeast China near the Bohai Sea southeast of Beijing. It was a treaty port after 1860 and was the scene of fighting during the Boxer Rebellion (1900). Today it is a major industrial center.


(ˈtjɛnˈdʒɪn) ,




(Placename) an industrial city in NE China, capital of Tianjin municipality (traditionally in Hebei province), on the Grand Canal, 51 km (32 miles) from the Yellow Sea: the third largest city in China; seat of Nankai University (1919). Pop: 9 346 000 (2005 est)



also Tientsin

a port in E Hebei province, in NE China. 5,770,000.
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Noun1.Tianjin - a major industrial center in northeastern China on the Grand Canal near the Yellow SeaTianjin - a major industrial center in northeastern China on the Grand Canal near the Yellow Sea; 3rd largest city in 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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