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 (cho͝ong′kĭng′, jo͝ong′gĭng′)


(ˈtʃʊŋˈkɪŋ; ˈtʃʌŋ-) or


(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Chongqing



also Chungking

a city in SE Sichuan province, in S central China, on the Chang Jiang. 2,980,000.
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Noun1.Chungking - a city in south-central China on the Chang JiangChungking - 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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The look of the film reminds us of Chungking Express, an earlier film of Wong Kar Wai photographed by Christopher Doyle using neon lights in the scenes.
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Con alguna similitud cabe encontrar en Hong Kong las Mansiones Chungking, lugar donde el flujo transnacional de personas y mercancias tiene dinamicas expresiones.
There were eight of them, and Whittlesey made nine, flying from Chungking to Yenan on July 22, 1944, to find out whether reports and rumors about the Chinese Communists were true.
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If you are game for more shopping adventure, try stepping into the bursting Chungking Mansions where everything under the sun is sold.
A decade after her relatively not-so-successful debut novel, Destination Chungking, China-born Eurasian physician-author Han Suyin suddenly gained worldwide readership due to her sentimental semi-autobiographical novel A Many-Splendoured Thing.
As a 19-year-old King was despatched alone to Chungking (Chongqing), General Chiang Kai-shek's provisional capital, sailing initially on a ship taking a circuitous route through the Indian Ocean to avoid possible attacks by Japanese aircraft.
4) They worked in Renshou, Chungking, and Chengdu, and spent a year in the mid-1920s in Shanghai when Sichuan had become too dangerous for foreign missionaries.
In this issue, you will find stories related to the judge advocate's role in Tehran, Iran, and Chungking, China; stories about war crimes in Italy, Korea, and Germany; and stories illustrating the unique and impressive careers of several prominent judge advocates.