Definition of Tientsin
1. Noun. A major industrial center in northeastern China on the Grand Canal near the Yellow Sea; 3rd largest city in China.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Cathay, China, Communist China, Mainland China, People's Republic Of China, Prc, Red China
Definition of Tientsin
1. Proper noun. (alternative form of Tianjin) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Tientsin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"Until complete repayment with interest of this advance and of all former advances made by the Deutsch Asiatische Bank to the tientsin- ..."
2. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"The terms and conditions of this Letter of Agreement will forthwith be communicated by the Director General of the tientsin- ..."
3. The International Relations of the Chinese Empire by Hosea Ballou Morse (1918)
"CHAPTER XII THE tientsin MASSACRE MOD 1. First news of massacre of June 21, 1870 . ... ON June 21st, 1870, an assistant in the British consulate at tientsin ..."
4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1870)
"We started from tientsin at three o'clock on the afternoon of the 16th October, 1869. Our mode of travelling was in carts drawn by mules. ..."
5. Foreign Rights and Interests in China by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1920)
"These allocations, roughly speaking, were as follows: Peking (Fengtai Junction) to tientsin, to Great Britain; tientsin and a small section eastward, ..."
6. China in Convulsion by Arthur Henderson Smith (1901)
"XXXI tientsin AFTER THE SIEGE THE city of tientsin is the natural gateway for the ... The tientsin men have a reputation for violence, especially in speech, ..."
7. China in Convulsion by Arthur Henderson Smith (1901)
"XXXI tientsin AFTER THE SIEGE THE city of tientsin is the natural ... The tientsin men have a reputation for violence, especially in speech, ..."