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[ying-koh] /ˈyɪŋˈkoʊ/
noun, Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
a port in Liaoning province, in NE China, near the Gulf of Liaodong.
Also, Older Spelling, Yingkow
[ying-kou, -koh] /ˈyɪŋˈkaʊ, -ˈkoʊ/ (Show IPA)
Formerly Niuzhuang. Unabridged
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a port in NE China, in SW Liaoning province: a major shipping centre for Manchuria. Pop: 723 000 (2005 est)
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city and port, southwestern Liaoning sheng (province), northeastern China. It is situated just inland from Liaodong Bay (an arm of the Bo Hai [Gulf of Chihli]) near the mouth of the Daliao River, some 11 miles (18 km) from the mouth of the Liao River.

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