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(both: yĭng-kō), city (1994 est. pop. 465,700), S Liaoning prov., China, on the Liao River near its mouth on the Bohai. It is on the South Manchurian RR in an area producing rice, cotton, and oakleaf silk. It has fishing, lumbering, food processing, and oil refining industries and plants making textiles, machinery, and paper products. From 1836 to 1900, Yingkou was the chief port of Manchuria.
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a city and port in Northeast China, in the province of Liaoning, at the mouth of the Liaoho, on the Yellow Sea coast. Population, 200,000(1957). It is a major transportation junction. There are pulp and paper mills. It is also the site of textile (cotton and tricot) and food-processing industries. Metalworking, ship repair, and the production of rubber and asbestos items are also important industries.

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, Yingkow
a port in NE China, in SW Liaoning province: a major shipping centre for Manchuria. Pop.: 723 000 (2005 est.)
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