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Manchuria

[man-choo r-ee-uh] /mænˈtʃʊər i ə/
noun
1.
a historic region in NE China: ancestral home of the Manchu. About 413,000 sq. mi. (1,070,000 sq. km).
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Manchurian, adjective, noun
trans-Manchurian, adjective
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Manchuria

/mænˈtʃʊərɪə/
noun
1.
a region of NE China, historically the home of the Manchus, rulers of China from 1644 to 1912: includes part of Inner Mongolia and the provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin, and Liaoning. Area: about 1 300 000 sq km (502 000 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for Manchuria

named for the Manchu (literally "pure") people + -ia. Related: Manchurian. Manchurian Candidate is 1959 as a novel, 1962 as a film.

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