What is Shanghai?

  • (verb): Take (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship.
    Synonyms: impress
    See also — Additional definitions below


Shanghai is the largest city by population in the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the largest city proper by population in the world. It is one of the four province-level municipalities of the PRC, with a total population of over 23 million as of 2010. It is a global city, with influence in commerce, culture, finance, media, fashion, technology, and transport. It is a major financial center and the busiest container port in the world.

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Shanghai - Sports
... Shanghai is home to several professional soccer teams, including Shanghai Shenhua of the Chinese Super League, one of the China's most popular and successful ... The Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association developed Yao Ming before he entered the NBA ... Shanghai also has an ice hockey team, China Dragon, and a baseball team, the Shanghai Golden Eagles, which plays in the China Baseball League ...
Shanghai Foreign Language School - History
... It was founded in 1963 as one of China's seven earliest foreign language schools in the metropolis ... The school is affiliated with the Shanghai International Studies University ...
USS Mindanao (PR-8) - River Patrol in China
... Departing Shanghai on 28 July 1928, Mindanao conducted shakedown up the Yangtze River, steaming to Chungking and Wansien and returning downstream to Shanghai on 31 August ... on convoy and patrol duty until sailing back to Shanghai for fuel and repairs on 28 December ... upriver on patrol, returning intermittently to Shanghai to investigate political conditions ...
Minhang District - Transportation
... Shanghai Metro Line 1 has its southwestern terminus in Minhang in the town of Xinzhuang Town, near the end of the Humin elevated road (Hu = Shanghai ... Shanghai Metro Line 5 runs all throughout Minhang from its terminus in Xinzhuang (Shanghai Metro) down southward to Minhang Development Zone ... Line 8, Shanghai Metro Luheng Road (Shanghai Metro) - Pujiang Town (Shanghai Metro) - Jiangyue Road (Shanghai Metro) - Lianhang Road (Shanghai Metro) - Aerospace Museum (Shang ...
List Of Hospitals In China - Shanghai
... Renji Hospital Ruijin Hospital Shanghai Children's Hospital Shanghai First People's Hospital Shanghai Second People's Hospital Shanghai Sixth People's Hospital Shanghai Eighth ...

More definitions of "Shanghai":

  • (noun): The largest city of China; located in the east on the Pacific; one of the largest ports in the world.

Famous quotes containing the word shanghai:

    It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.
    Jules Furthman (1888–1960)