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hong

(hɒŋ)
n
1. (Commerce) (in China) a factory, warehouse, etc
2. (Commerce) (formerly, in Canton) a foreign commercial establishment
[C18: from Chinese (Cantonese dialect)]
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Uncle Mac has a ship just in from Hong Kong, and I thought you would like to go and see it.
Odd smells saluted her nose, and odd sights met her eyes, but Rose liked it all, and played she was really landing in Hong Kong when they glided up to the steps in the shadow of the tall "Rajah.
She was just trying to impress upon her mind that Amoy was two hundred and eighty miles from Hong Kong, when Fun came scuffling back, bearing what she thought was a small sword, till he unfurled an immense fan, and presented it with a string of Chinese compliments, the meaning of which would have amused her even more than the sound, if she could have understood it.
In the middle sixties she had beaten by a day and a half the steam mail-boat from Hong Kong to Singapore.
Bagnet quite fresh and collected--as she would be if her next point, with no new equipage and outfit, were the Cape of Good Hope, the Island of Ascension, Hong Kong, or any other military station.
Yep Hong Lee--they call him 'Big Jim,' and Ah Pock, and Ah Whang, and--then there's Shima, the Japanese potato king.
And presently he mentioned that he had written for some jewel lery, real good jewellery--had written to Hong Kong for it.
The Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) has announced the cancellation of several flights mostly between Manila and Hong Kong on Wednesday, Aug.
Oasis Hong Kong Airlines was forced to postpone its inaugural 747-400 service to London Gatwick yesterday, saying the flight was delayed by Russian authorities "for as yet unexplained reasons" and adding, "We regret and apologize for the inconvenience caused to our passengers and are doing our utmost to resolve the issue directly with the Russian authorities.
The collaborative effort of Hong Kong Film Archive programmer Law Kar and film and modern history scholar Frank Bren, Hong Kong Cinema: A Cross-cultural View, traces the history of Hong Kong's film arts from the "Western shadow plays" of the late 1890s, to the boom of the 1930s, to Hong Kong's title of the "Hollywood of China" that has eclipsed the moviemaking prominence of Shanghai since the 1940s, a preeminence that continues to this day.
That's what I think whenever I speak I with Maxine Hong Kingston.
We analyzed the dynamics of cumulative severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) cases in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Beijing using the Richards model.