Pinyin, Wade-Giles. a city in and the capital of Jilin province, in NE China: former capital of Manchuria.
a province in NE China, N of the Yalu River. 72,201 sq. mi. (187,001 sq. km).
a port city in this province, on the Songhua River: a former provincial capital.
a city in NE China, capital of Jilin province: as Hsinking, capital of the Japanese state of Manchukuo (1932–45). Pop: 3 092 000 (2005 est)
a province of NE China, in central Manchuria. Capital: Changchun. Pop: 27 040 000 (2003 est). Area: 187 000 sq km (72 930 sq miles)
Also called Chi-lin (ˈtʃiːˈlɪn). a river port in NE China, in N central Jilin province on the Songhua River. Pop: 1 496 000 (2005 est)
to make the form, nature, content, future course, etc., of (something) different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone: to change one’s name; to change one’s opinion; to change the course of history. to transform or convert (usually followed by into): The witch changed the prince into a toad. […]
- Change down
verb (intransitive, adverb) to select a lower gear when driving
full of changes; variable; inconstant. adjective often changing; inconstant; variable
- Change hats
verb phrase To change one’s affiliations, role, etc: changed hats and supported Maggie Thatcher (1990s+)