Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
province of SE China: 39,460 sq mi (102,201 sq km); pop. 68,170,000; cap. Nanjing
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A province of eastern China bordering on the Yellow Sea. Densely populated and highly industrialized, it became a separate province in the 18th century. Nanjing is the capital. Population: 73,000,000.