Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

Chungking

[choo ng-king; Chinese joo ng-ging] /ˈtʃʊŋˈkɪŋ; Chinese ˈdʒʊŋˈgɪŋ/
noun
1.
Older Spelling. Chongqing.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Chungking
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Business at Chungking is all carried on by so-called chartered junks.

    Intimate China Mrs. Archibald Little
  • In the City Temple of Chungking there is a warning to opium-eaters.

    An Australian in China George Ernest Morrison
  • They were to lead me into Suifu on the seventh day out from Chungking.

    An Australian in China George Ernest Morrison
  • On the third day we were at Yuenchuan, sixty-three miles from Chungking.

    An Australian in China George Ernest Morrison
  • It was erected and carved on the spot by masons from Chungking.

    An Australian in China George Ernest Morrison
  • The distance from Chungking to Hankow is somewhat more than five hundred miles.

    The Image and the Likeness John Scott Campbell
  • Thence it turns to the left side of the valley to Linshui and follows the trade road to Kiangpeh and Chungking.

  • Here Kazu turned left, wading in the stream, and negotiated the seventy odd miles to Chungking in fifteen minutes.

    The Image and the Likeness John Scott Campbell
  • That was and is the purpose of conferences which have been held during the past two weeks in Washington, and Moscow and Chungking.

British Dictionary definitions for Chungking

Chungking

/ˈtʃʊŋˈkɪŋ; ˈtʃʌŋ-/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Chongqing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for chungking

Word Value for Chungking

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends