transmanchurian

Manchuria

[man-choor-ee-uh]
noun
a historic region in NE China: ancestral home of the Manchu. About 413,000 sq. mi. (1,070,000 sq. km).

Manchurian, adjective, noun
trans-Manchurian, adjective
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Manchuria (mænˈtʃʊərɪə)
 
n
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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Manchuria
named for the Manchu (lit. "pure") people.
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