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From the Hanyu Pinyin romanization of the Mandarin 吉林 (Jílín), from Manchu ᡤᡳᡵᡳᠨ (girin).


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  1. A province of China. Capital: Changchun.
    • 2008 [1935], Kim, Il-sung, “With the Conviction of Independence”, in Kim Il Sung Works[1], volume 48, Pyongyang: Foreign Languages Publishing House, OCLC 8532530, page 101:
      No young Koreans in Jilin accepted Gandhi’s theory. No one was foolish enough to imagine that the outrageous and rapacious Japanese imperialists would hand independence to people on a silver plate, to those who advocated nonviolent disobedience.
    • 2022 March 14, Wu, Huizhong; Olivia Zhang; Chen Si, “China battles multiple outbreaks, driven by stealth omicron”, in AP News[2], archived from the original on 14 March 2022:
      The National Health Commission reported 1,337 locally transmitted cases in the latest 24-hour period, including 895 in the industrial province of Jilin. A government notice said that police permission would be required for people to leave the area or travel from one city to another. []
      Officials on Sunday locked down the southern city of Shenzhen, which has 17.5 million people and is a major tech and finance hub that borders Hong Kong. That followed the lockdown of Changchun, home to 9 million people in Jilin province, starting last Friday.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:Jilin.
  2. A prefecture-level city in Jilin, China.






Proper noun[edit]

Jilin f

  1. Jilin (a province of China)