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shanghai

verb

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1 as in seize, capture

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The first known use of shanghai was in 1871

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“Shanghai.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shanghai. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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