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[fy-shyn] /ˈfüˈʃün/
noun, Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
a city in E Liaoning province, in NE China. Unabridged
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a city in NE China, in central Liaoning province near Shenyang: situated on one of the richest coalfields in the world; site of the largest thermal power plant in NE Asia. Pop: 1 425 000 (2005 est)
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Encyclopedia Article for Fushun

city, central Liaoning sheng (province), northeastern China. It is situated some 25 miles (40 km) east of Shenyang (Mukden), on the Hun River. In earlier times this area was on the frontier of Chinese settlement in Manchuria (Northeast China). It was the site of a customs station under the Tang dynasty (618-907) in the 8th century and again under the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), when it received the name Fushun. It was not until 1902, during the Qing period (1644-1911/12), that settlement in the area became legal for Han Chinese immigrants; the community then became the seat of a civil county administration.

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