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Liaoyang

(lyou`yäng`), city (1994 est. pop. 541,300), E Liaoning prov., China, on a tributary of the Hun River. It is an industrial city in the great Shenyang urban complex, The manufacture of chemicals is its major industry; other manufacturing includes machinery, textiles, and paper. It has evolved into a supply center for neighboring Anshan, providing it with food and other support services. One of the oldest cities of Manchuria, Liaoyang contains several Buddhist temples built in the 11th cent. In the Russo-Japanese War it was the site of a battle (Aug. 23–Sept. 3, 1904) in which the Russians were forced to retreat.

Liaoyang

 

a city in Northeast China, in Liaoning Province, near the Taitzu Ho, a left tributary of the Liao Ho. Population, 189,000 (1959). It is a railroad junction. Industry is represented by textile, machine-building, iron casting, cement, and food-processing enterprises. Coal and iron ore are mined near Liaoyang.

Liaoyang

a city in NE China, in S Manchuria, in Liaoning province: a regional capital in the early dynasties. Pop.: 752 000 (2005 est.)
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In 1621, this khanate seized major Han-Chinese towns in near north-east China, and moved its capital to LiaoYang [[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 'warm-side of Liao River'] (present-day Liaoyang).
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