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Guangdong

[ gwahng-dawng ]
/ ˈgwɑŋˈdɔŋ /
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noun Pinyin.

a province in southeastern China. 89,344 sq. mi. (231,401 sq. km). Capital: Canton.

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Also (Older Spelling) Kwang·tung [kwahng-toong, kwang-; Chinese gwahng-doong] /ˈkwɑŋˈtʊŋ, ˈkwæŋ-; Chinese ˈgwɑŋˈdʊŋ/ .
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Guangdong

Kwangtung

/ (ˈɡwæŋˈdʊŋ) /

noun

a province of SE China, on the South China Sea: includes the Leizhou Peninsula, with densely populated river valleys; traditionally also including Macao and Hong Kong; the only true tropical climate in China. Capital: Canton. Pop: 79 540 000 (2003 est). Area: 197 100 sq km (76 100 sq miles)
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