Harbin

Harbin

[hahr-bin]
noun Pinyin.
a city in and the capital of Heilongjiang province, in NE China.
Formerly Pinkiang.
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Heilongjiang

[hey-lawng-jyahng]
noun Pinyin.
a province in NE China, S of the Amur River. 108,880 sq. mi. (281,999 sq. km). Capital: Harbin.
Also, Older Spelling, Heilungkiang [hey-loong-gyahng] .
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Harbin (hɑːˈbiːn, -ˈbɪn)
 
n
Also called: Ha-erh-pin a city in NE China, capital of Heilongjiang province on the Songhua River: founded by the Russians in 1897; centre of tsarist activities after the October Revolution in Russia (1917). Pop: 2 989 000 (2005 est)

Heilongjiang or Heilungkiang (ˈheɪˈlʊŋdʒaɪˈæŋ, ˈheɪˈlʊŋˈkjæŋ, -kaɪˈæŋ)
 
n
a province of NE China, in Manchuria: coal-mining, with placer gold in some rivers. Capital: Harbin. Pop: 38 150 000 (2003 est). Area: 464 000 sq km (179 000 sq miles)
 
Heilungkiang or Heilungkiang
 
n

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