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ShanghaiWiki, the wiki for Shanghai, China.

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Shanghai

Shanghai |ˈ sh a ng ˈhī|
noun
a city on the eastern coast of China, a port on the estuary of the Yangtze River; pop. 23,780,000.
Until World War II, Shanghai contained areas of British, French, and American settlement. It was the site in 1921 of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.

shanghai |ˈ sh a ng ˌhī| |ˈˈʃøŋˈˈhaɪ| |ʃaŋˈhʌɪ|
verb ( -hais |ˈˈʃøŋˈˈhaɪz|, -haied |-ˌhīd| |ˈˈʃøŋˈˈhaɪd|, -haiing |-ˌhī-i ng | |ˈˈʃøŋˈˈhaɪɪŋ|) [ trans. ]
historical
force (someone) to join a ship lacking a full crew by drugging them or using other underhanded means.

informal
coerce or trick (someone) into a place or position or into doing something : Brady shanghaied her into his Jaguar and roared off.

ORIGIN late 19th cent.: from Shanghai.


Wiki

wi-ki |ˈwikē|
noun
a Web site that allows collaborative editing of its content and structure by its users.

ORIGIN coined by programmer Ward Cunningham (1949- ), from Hawaiian wiki-wiki ‘quick-quick.’


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