noun Pinyin.
a seaport in NE Shandong province, in E China.
Also, Yentai.
Formerly Zhifu.
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Yantai, Yentai or Yen-t'ai (ˈjænˈtaɪ)
Also called: Chefoo a port in E China, in NE Shandong. Pop: 1 707 000 (2005 est)
Yentai, Yentai or Yen-t'ai
Yen-t'ai, Yentai or Yen-t'ai

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port city, northeastern Shandong sheng (province), northeast-central China. It is located on the northern coast of the Shandong Peninsula on the Yellow Sea, about 45 miles (70 km) west of Weihai.

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