Tianjin

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Tian·jin

 (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.

Tianjin

(ˈtjɛnˈdʒɪn) ,

Tientsin

or

T'ien-ching

n
(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)

Tian•jin

(ˈtyɑnˈdʒɪn)

also Tientsin



n.
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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He and Marjorie then returned to Ohio, only to be informed that they were to relocate to Tientsin, China, where Mike was to join the 15th Infantry Regiment.
She also expanded into related areas as diverse as gleaming, chrome-embellished radio cabinets, beautiful handknotted rugs produced in Tientsin, China, and gorgeous fabric designs woven in France, examples of which can be seen in the Victoria & Albert museum.
Regiment, is fatally wounded on July 13 during a battle at Tientsin, China.