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Anking

[ahn-king]
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noun
  1. Older Spelling. Anqing.
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Anqing

or An·ch'ing, An·king

[ahn-ching]
noun Pinyin.
  1. a city in S Anhui province, in E China, on the Chang Jiang: former capital of Anhui.
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Historical Examples

  • The other cut is just below the city of Anking hence to Kianglung beacon, a distance of about six miles.

    The International Development of China

    Sun Yat-sen

  • As Wuhu is the center of the rice trade these twin cities of Anking will be the centers of the tea trade.


British Dictionary definitions for anking

Anking

noun
  1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Anqing
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Anqing

Anking

noun
  1. a city in E China, in SW Anhui province on the Yangtze River: famous seven-storeyed pagoda. Pop: 686 000 (2005 est)
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