Jilin

Jilin

[jee-lin]
noun Pinyin.
1.
a province in NE China, N of the Yalu River. 72,201 sq. mi. (187,001 sq. km). Capital: Changchun.
2.
a port city in this province, on the Songhua River: a former provincial capital.
Also, Chilin, Kirin.
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Jilin or Kirin (ˈdʒiːˈlɪn)
 
n
1.  a province of NE China, in central Manchuria. Capital: Changchun. Pop: 27 040 000 (2003 est). Area: 187 000 sq km (72 930 sq miles)
2.  Also called: Chi-lin a river port in NE China, in N central Jilin province on the Songhua River. Pop: 1 496 000 (2005 est)
 
Kirin or Kirin (ˈdʒiːˈlɪn, ˈtʃiːˈlɪn)
 
n

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