Kwantung

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geographical name Kwan·tung \ ˈgwän-ˈdu̇ŋ , ˈkwän-ˈtu̇ŋ \

Definition of Kwantung

former territory of northeastern China in southern Manchuria at the tip of Liaodong Peninsula; leased to Russia 1898–1905, to Japan 1905–45, and to Russia again 1945–55; included the cities of Port Arthur and Dairen

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