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Manchuria Line breaks: Man|chu¦ria
Pronunciation: /manˈtʃʊərɪə/

Definition of Manchuria in English:

A mountainous region forming the NE portion of China, now comprising the provinces of Jilin, Liaoning, and Heilongjiang. In 1932 it was declared an independent state by Japan and renamed Manchukuo; it was restored to China in 1945.



Pronunciation: /ˌmanˈtʃʊərɪən/
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Regarding the Manchurian campaign, the fact was that the Japanese Kwangtung Army was a paper force, with much of its strength drawn away to fight on other fronts in the Pacific.
  • When Manchurians ruled China, they did not attempt to vilify Yue Fei or shut down his temple.
  • Zeng's father surrendered to the Manchurians, but he did not.

Words that rhyme with Manchuria

Etruria, Liguria, Surya

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