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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 ?
(20) "Convention between Great Britain and China, respecting Wei-hai Wei, Signed at Peking, 1 July 1898," in British and Foreign State Papers, 1897-1898, vol.
(37) FO 17/1767, "Status of Wei-Hai Wei 1902-1905"; Nish, Anglo-Japanese Alliance, 347-48; G.