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Dandong

[dahn-dawng] /ˈdɑnˈdɔŋ/
noun
1.
a seaport in SE Liaoning province, in NE China, at the mouth of the Yalu River.
Formerly Antung.
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Dandong

/ˈdænˈdʊŋ/
noun
1.
a port in E China, in Liaoning province at the mouth of the Yalu River. Pop: 730 000 (2005 est) Also called Andong Former spelling Tan-tung
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city, southeastern Liaoning sheng (province), northeastern China. Dandong is a prefecture-level municipality (shi), and the territory under its administration includes not only the municipal area but also several counties occupying the entire North Korean border zone of Liaoning. It is situated some 22 miles (35 km) from the mouth of the Yalu River.

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