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Shanhaiguan

[shahn-hahy-gwahn] /ˈʃɑnˈhaɪˈgwɑn/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
a city in NE Hebei province, in NE China, on the Gulf of Liaodong: strategically located at the E end of the Great Wall.
Also, Shanhaikuan, Shanhaikwan.
Formerly Linyu.
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Shanhaiguan

former town, eastern Hebei sheng (province), northeastern China. It lies on the coast of the Bo Hai (Gulf of Chihli) just northeast of Qinhuangdao, into which it was incorporated in 1954.

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