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See Jinan.
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(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Jinan
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or Tsi•nan


the capital of Shandong province, in E China. 2,320,000.
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'This officer, a certain Lieutenant Colonel Nobuhiko Jimbo, is being held, I am told, in a prison in Tsinan, Shantung Province, China, as a suspected war criminal.
In June 1923 Miner went to Tsinan, Shantung Province, to "Cheeloo," the Chinese name for Shantung Christian College, which needed a dean of women.
On 28 March 1906 Ah Sheung, a former resident of Walhalla and Melbourne, was detained on board the Tsinan. The captain, Charles Lindberg feared a one-hundred-pound fine if he allowed a prohibited immigrant to disembark.