Weihai

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Weihai

(ˈweɪˈhaɪ) or

Wei-hai

n
(Placename) a port in NE China, in NE Shandong on the Yellow Sea: leased to Britain as a naval base (1898–1930). Pop: 966 000 (2005 est). Also called: Weihaiwei
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Wei•hai

(ˈweɪˈhaɪ)

n.
a seaport in NE Shandong province, in E China. 175,000. Formerly, Wei•hai•wei (ˈweɪˈhaɪˈweɪ)
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References in periodicals archive ?
Swettenham to Colonial Office, 26 July 1900, enclosing "Report on Weihaiwei and Its Future Administration," in "Correspondence relating to the Administration of Wei Hai Wei," Eastern no.
(52) FO 371/6645 Papers on Wei Hai Wei, file 10, 18 November 1921, minutes by Wellesley and Curzon, 19 November 1921.