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[kahl-gahn] /ˈkɑlˈgɑn/
noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Post-routes, between Kalgan and Siberian frontier, 245, 246.

    A Wayfarer in China Elizabeth Kendall
  • From Kalgan they travelled westwards to Taitong, where the wall was not so high.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume I Demetrius Charles Boulger
  • So you turn your back upon Peking, and the railway takes you to Kalgan on the edge of the great plateau.

    A Wayfarer in China Elizabeth Kendall
  • He left Peking on August 5, and reached Kalgan four days later.

  • I reached Kalgan without adventure, and returned to Peking on March 21, having been away just over a month.'

  • Afterwards he was active in the country between the head-waters of the Kalgan and Hay Rivers.

  • Just before I left Kalgan my larder was enriched from another and unexpected source.

    A Wayfarer in China Elizabeth Kendall
  • My mother accompanied me to Kalgan, then turned back—but my father went on to Peking.

    Caravans By Night Harry Hervey
  • China lay behind me and below, for we had risen some fifteen hundred feet since leaving Kalgan.

    A Wayfarer in China Elizabeth Kendall
  • It was at Kalgan, the northern gateway of China, that a mission station was begun amid a people hard and unimpressible.

    In Kali's Country Emily Churchill Thompson Sheets
British Dictionary definitions for Kalgan


a former name of Zhangjiakou
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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