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See Jinan.


(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Jinan


or Tsi•nan


the capital of Shandong province, in E China. 2,320,000.
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The male patient, aged 57 with underlying illnesses, lives in Tsinan House, Tsuen Wan Centre, 100 Tsuen King Circuit, Tsuen Wan.
'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.
Comparable Recent conditions are known only from a few Chinese weather stations, as for example Enshi (= Engshih) in Hubei (= Hupeh) as well as Tai Shan and Jinan (= Tsinan) in Shandong (= Schantung).