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[kee-rin] /ˈkiˈrɪn/

Older Spelling. .
[jee-lin] /ˈdʒiˈlɪn/
noun, Pinyin.
a province in NE China, N of the Yalu River. 72,201 sq. mi. (187,001 sq. km).
Capital: Changchun.
a port city in this province, on the Songhua River: a former provincial capital.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Jilin
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)


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