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 (chĭng′dou′) also Tsing·tao (tsĭng′tou′)
A city of northeastern China on the southern tip of the Shandong Peninsula. It was leased in 1898 to the Germans, who established a famed brewery.
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(ˈtʃɪŋˈdaʊ) ,




(Placename) a port in E China, in E Shandong province on Jiazhou Bay, developed as a naval base and fort in 1891. Shandong university (1926). Pop: 2 431 000 (2005 est)
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or Tsing•tao


a seaport in E Shandong province, in E China, on the Yellow Sea. 2,060,000.
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In October, 1945 he participated in the surrender ceremonies of the Japanese military forces in Tsingtao, China.
After the Tokyo Bay surrender ceremonies ended, he was sent to Tsingtao, China, for occupation duty as the Japanese surrendered their garrison there to the marine corps.
Beer: Tsingtao, China. pounds 1.45 (640ml), Waitrose.
Lilley was born in Tsingtao, China, in 1928, the son of a Standard Oil executive.