Shenyang definition by Webster's New World
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city in NE China; capital of Liaoning province: pop. 4,740,000
Shenyang definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of northeast China east-northeast of Beijing. The capital of Liaoning province, it was the site of the so-called Mukden, or Manchurian, Incident (1931), in which the Japanese army used an explosion on the railroad north of the city as a pretext to occupy Manchuria. Population: 3,980,000.