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 (chông′chĭng′, cho͞ong′-) also Chung·king (cho͝ong′kĭng′, jo͝ong′gĭng′)
A city of south-central China on the Yangtze River. It was the capital of Chiang Kai-shek's government from 1937 to 1946.


(ˈtʃʊŋˈtʃɪŋ) ,




(Placename) a river port in SW China, capital of Chongqing municipality (traditionally in Sichuan province) at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing rivers: site of a city since the 3rd millennium bc; wartime capital of China (1938–45); major trade centre for W China. Pop: 4 975 000 (2005 est). Former name: Pahsien



also Chungking

a city in SE Sichuan province, in S central China, on the Chang Jiang. 2,980,000.
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Noun1.Chongqing - a city in south-central China on the Chang JiangChongqing - a city in south-central China on the Chang Jiang; a commercial center for western China
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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Chinese paleontologists have discovered a large fossil site in southwest China's Chongqing city, Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday.
2, one of the many efficient trains operating in the country, takes riders on an epic journey through a block of apartments located at the Liziba station in Chongqing city, People's Daily reported on Tuesday.
The Eastern Star ship was carrying elderly tourists from Nanjing in China's east upstream to Chongqing city when it sank, leaving only 12 survivors.
ISLAMABAD -- A large delegation of Chinese companies of Chongqing City led by Mike Wang visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry to explore business collaborations with Pakistani counterparts.
He said the more companies of Chongqing City of China would come to Pakistan to find out possibilities of joint ventures and investment.
The Eastern Star, which has the capacity to carry more than 500 people, was heading to southwest China's Chongqing city from Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province.
The Eastern Star, which has the capacity to carry more than 500 people, was heading to southwestern Chongqing city from Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province.
Four pairs of sister cities, provinces and states have been unveiled, including China's Chongqing City and India's Chennai City.
Chongqing City divided the pavement into two sections with – the warning: "Cellphones – walk in this lane at your own risk.
Tokyo, Dec 5, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) and Chongqing City in China formed a strategic partnership in the smart city and cloud services areas in April 2013.
The vehicle is manufactured under a joint collaboration between Changan automobiles and Ford at their facility near Chongqing city.