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Changchun

[chahng-choo n] /ˈtʃɑŋˈtʃʊn/
noun
1.
Pinyin, Wade-Giles. a city in and the capital of Jilin province, in NE China: former capital of Manchuria.
Formerly Hsinking.

Jilin

[jee-lin] /ˈdʒiˈlɪn/
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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British Dictionary definitions for Changchun

Changchun

/ˈtʃæŋˈtʃʊn/
noun
1.
a city in NE China, capital of Jilin province: as Hsinking, capital of the Japanese state of Manchukuo (1932–45). Pop: 3 092 000 (2005 est)

Jilin

/ˈdʒiːˈlɪn/
noun
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 (ˈtʃiːˈlɪn). a river port in NE China, in N central Jilin province on the Songhua River. Pop: 1 496 000 (2005 est)
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