Treaty port sentence example

treaty port
  • Yo Chow, the treaty port of the province, stands at the outlet of the river Siang into this lake.

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  • Kiu-kiang, the treaty port of the province, opened to foreign trade in 1861, is on the Yangtsze-kiang, a short distance above the junction of the Po-yang Lake with that river.

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  • The most important commercial place, however, is the treaty port of Niu-chwang, at the head of the Gulf of Liao-tung.

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  • The second road runs from the treaty port of Niu-chwang through Mukden to Petuna in the north-western corner of the Kirin province, and thence to Tsitsihar, Mergen and the Amur.

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  • Connected with Anping by rail (26 m.) and laying south of it is Takau, a treaty port.

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  • That theory is based upon the fact that after the opening of the country to foreign intercourse in 1857, hundreds of inferior specimens of netsuke were chiselled by inexpert hands, purchased wholesale by treaty-port merchants, and sent to New York, London and Paris, where, though they brought profit to the exporter, they also disgusted the connoisseur and soon earned discredit for their whole class.

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  • Tientsin is the Treaty Port of the province.

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