[nan-ning; Chinese nahn-ning]
- a city in and the capital of Guangxi Zhuang region, in S China.
- an administrative division in S China. 85,096 sq. mi. (220,399 sq. km). Capital: Nanning.
Also Kwangsi Chuang.
Official name Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
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Examples from the Web for nanning
So to make Nanning the head of a deep water communication system will be a paying proposition.
This port will be about fifty miles from Shunchow which is the junction of the Nanning branch of the river.
The main line from Nanning proceeds in the same course as the upper Yukiang to Poseh.
The son of Kopp, however, Nanning Koppezoon, was a man in the full vigor of his years.
Notwithstanding the promises of pardon, Nanning was then condemned to death.
- a port in S China, capital of Guanxi, on the Xiang River: rail links with Vietnam. Pop: 1 395 000 (2005 est)
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