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[choo ng-king; Chinese joo ng-ging] /ˈtʃʊŋˈkɪŋ; Chinese ˈdʒʊŋˈgɪŋ/
Older Spelling. Chongqing. Unabridged
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  • While he was on his journey the Catholics of Chungking in Szechuan were being similarly maltreated.

  • 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
  • There was a drawing-room meeting held at Chungking, in the far west of Szechuan; and it was a most brilliant affair.

    Intimate China Mrs. Archibald Little
  • Ko was a textile merchant they had overtaken on the trail a short distance out of Chungking.

    The Caves of Fear John Blaine
  • Morphia pills are sold in Chungking by the Chinese chemists to cure the opium habit.

    An Australian in China George Ernest Morrison
  • One of the consulate guards, a Chinese who knows this part of the world, brought it from Chungking.

    The Caves of Fear John Blaine
  • To go from Hankow to Chungking takes thirty-five days, and to come down in the opposite direction with the stream only nine days.

    From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin
  • The envelope was marked for delivery from Hong Kong to Chungking via diplomatic pouch.

    The Caves of Fear John Blaine
  • 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


/ˈtʃʊŋˈkɪŋ; ˈtʃʌŋ-/
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Chongqing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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