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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.
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(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
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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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A proposal to forge a sisterhood agreement between the city and the Chongqing Municipality in China was discussed at the City Council.
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Borqs Technologies reported that the company has completed a financing transaction via the private sale of ordinary shares to the Chongqing City Youtong Equity Investment Fund, by which Chongqing Youtong will own approximately 9.9% of the company's outstanding shares as a result.
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Located in Jiefangbei, Chongqing's Central Business District in western China, the hotel is currently under renovation and is expected to be rebranded as a Hyatt hotel in the first quarter of 2019.
The Group had an aggregate of 41,120 students enrolled at 5 schools that it owned and operated as at 31 December 2017, namely, Chongqing College of Humanities, Science and Technology, Pass College of Chongqing Technology and Business University, Chongqing Vocational College of Applied Technology, Inner Mongolia Fengzhou Vocational College (Qingcheng Branch) and Chongqing Electronic Information College.
The Chinese airline, Air China, announced on Sunday that additional flights will operate between Chongqing to Taipei before the Lunar New Year holiday.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited Korea's former provisional government building during the 1910-45 Japanese occupation of the country, in Chongqing, Saturday, the last day of his state visit to China.