Pronunciation: ( jē'lin'), [key]
1. a province in NE China, N of the Yalu River. 17,890,000; 72,201 sq. mi. (187,001 sq. km). Cap.: Changchun.
2. a port city in this province, on the Songhua River: a former provincial capital. 720,000. Also,Chilin,Kirin.
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