Meaning of Shantung

Shan•tung

Pronunciation: (shan'tung' or, for 2, shan'tung for 1, also Chin. shän'd&oobreveng'), [key]
— n.
  1. Shandong.
  2. (often l.c.)
    1. a heavy pongee. Cf.tussah.
    2. a fabric imitating this, of rayon or cotton.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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