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Manchuria   /mæntʃˈʊriə/   Listen
Manchuria

noun
1.
A region in northeastern China.



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"Manchuria" Quotes from Famous Books



... changed the whole course of that conflict had they had such ideas. But he said nothing of this. Russian soldiers were mindful of that disastrous war, he thought. And Fred had an idea that before this far greater struggle was over, the world would have been forced to forget the failures of Manchuria. Men who fought as he had seen Russians do were not going ...
— The Boy Scouts In Russia • John Blaine

... of public business during the first months of the year was the Russian occupation of Manchuria, regarding which our government took a very earnest part, instructing me to press the matter upon the attention of the German Government, and to follow it up with especial care. Besides this, it was my duty to urge a fitting representation of Germany at the approaching St. ...
— Autobiography of Andrew Dickson White Volume II • Andrew Dickson White

... their war with Russia in Manchuria made extensive use of spies, and Port Arthur, with all its defects of fortification and equipment, was known thoroughly inside and out to the Japanese general staff before they ever ...
— My Adventures as a Spy • Robert Baden-Powell

... war, China ceded to Japan the territory of Manchuria and the right to protect Korea. Russia and Germany objected, however, and France agreed with them, so Japan had to give way. Soon Russia began taking possession of the disputed territories, but she had constant ...
— History of California • Helen Elliott Bandini

... been extending her influence over the Chinese tributary province of Manchuria. In 1903 negotiations for a new commercial treaty were begun between China and the United States. There were numerous delays on account of an agreement relative to opening the Manchurian ports. For ...
— History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6) • E. Benjamin Andrews

... powerless in the face of the Anarchist who is prepared to sacrifice his own life in the battle with it. Our natural safety from the cheap and devastating explosives which every Russian student can make, and every Russian grenadier has learnt to handle in Manchuria, lies in the fact that brave and resolute men, when they are rascals, will not risk their skins for the good of humanity, and, when they are sympathetic enough to care for humanity, abhor murder, and never commit it until their consciences ...
— Bernard Shaw's Preface to Major Barbara • George Bernard Shaw



Words linked to "Manchuria" :   mainland China, china, PRC, Manchurian, Sino-Japanese War, Chino-Japanese War, Cathay, geographical area, Communist China, Red China, geographic area, People's Republic of China, Port Arthur, geographic region, geographical region



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