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Kun·ming

 (ko͝on′mĭng′)
A city of southern China southwest of Chongqing. The Chinese terminus of the Burma Road during World War II, Kunming is the capital of Yunnan province.

Kunming

(ˈkʊnˈmɪŋ) or

K'un-ming

n
(Placename) a city in SW China, capital of Yunnan province, near Lake Tien: important during World War II as a Chinese military centre, American air base, and transport terminus for the Burma Road; Yunnan University (1934). Pop: 1 748 000 (2005 est)

Kun•ming

(ˈkʊnˈmɪŋ)

n.
the capital of Yunnan province, in S China. 1,520,000. Formerly, Yunnan.
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