Manchuria

geographical name
Man·​chu·​ria | \ man-ˈchu̇r-ē-ə How to pronounce Manchuria (audio) \

Definition of Manchuria

region of northeastern China south of the Amur River including Heilongjiang, Jilin, and Liaoning provinces and part of Inner Mongolia and bordering on Mongolia, Russia, and North Korea

Note: Manchuria was the original home of the Manchus.

Other Words from Manchuria

Manchurian \ man-​ˈchu̇r-​ē-​ən How to pronounce Manchurian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Manchuria.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Manchuria. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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