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Weihai

[wey-hahy] /ˈweɪˈhaɪ/
noun, Wade-Giles, Pinyin.
1.
a seaport in NE Shandong province, in E China: district leased to Great Britain 1898–1930. 285 sq. mi. (738 sq. km).
Formerly Weihaiwei
[wey-hahy-wey] /ˈweɪˈhaɪˈweɪ/ (Show IPA)
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Weihai

/ˈweɪˈhaɪ/
noun
1.
a port in NE China, in NE Shandong on the Yellow Sea: leased to Britain as a naval base (1898–1930). Pop: 966 000 (2005 est) Also called Weihaiwei (ˌweɪˈhaɪˌweɪ)
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port city, eastern Shandong sheng (province), eastern China. It lies on the north coast of the Shandong Peninsula.

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