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Historical Examples of hong kong
In anticipation of hostilities an American fleet had concentrated at Hong-Kong.
A few—very few—sent their sons to study in Europe, or in Hong-Kong.
Thence he escaped, and came over to Hong-Kong, where I made his acquaintance in 1890.
In Hong-Kong it is used, amongst other purposes, for wharf-decks or flooring.
In 1904 we met again in Hong-Kong, where he was established as a lawyer.
from Cantonese pronunciation of Chinese Xianggang, literally "fragrant port." Perhaps so called from the scent of incense factories or opium cargoes, or from the semi-fresh waters of the bay. The word hong was the general English term for foreign trading establishments in China.