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Soong

[soo ng] /sʊŋ/
noun
1.
Charles Jones, 1866–1918, Chinese merchant (father of Ai-ling, Ch'ing-ling, Mei-ling, and Tse-ven Soong).
2.
Ai-ling
[ahy-ling] /ˈaɪˈlɪŋ/ (Show IPA),
1888–1973, wife of H. H. Kung.
3.
Ching-ling or Ch’ing-ling
[ching-ling] /ˈtʃɪŋˈlɪŋ/ (Show IPA),
1892–1981, widow of Sun Yat-sen.
4.
Mei-ling or Mayling [mey-ling] /ˈmeɪˈlɪŋ/ (Show IPA), (Madame Chiang Kai-Shek) 1897–2003, wife of Chiang Kai-shek.
5.
Tse-ven or Tzu-wen
[tsoo -wuhn] /ˈtsʊˈwʌn/ (Show IPA),
(T.V) 1894–1971, Chinese financier.
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  • Yet these members of the "Soong dynasty" did not shape the course of Nanking policies as a closed concern.

    Government in Republican China Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
  • She ventured, in a right melancholy way, to suggest a hope, that it was not his purpose immediately to leave the valley of Soong.

    Dealings With The Dead A Sexton of the Old School
British Dictionary definitions for Soong

Soong

/sʊŋ/
noun
1.
an influential Chinese family, notably Soong Ch'ing-ling (1890–1981), who married Sun Yat-sen and became a vice-chairman of the People's Republic of China (1959); and Soong Mei-ling (1898-2003), who married Chiang Kai-shek
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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