Chongqing(redirected from Chungching)
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Chong·qing(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.
(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
a city in SE Sichuan province, in S central China, on the Chang Jiang. 2,980,000.
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|Noun||1.||Chongqing - a city in south-central China on the Chang Jiang; a commercial center for western China|