Pronunciation: (shän'hī'gwän'), [key]
a city in NE Hebei province, in NE China, on the Gulf of Liaodong: strategically located at the E end of the Great Wall. 50,000. Also,Shan'hai'kuan',Shan'hai'kwan'.Formerly, Linyu.
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