Examples from the Web for hong kong
The trade between Canton and Hong-Kong seems to be immense, and a steamer covers the ninety miles between port and port daily.From Sea to Sea|Rudyard Kipling
In Hong-Kong she has built a modern city out of nothing, but has permitted Asiatic defects to find their place within it.
What in Hong-Kong are you jumping about like a richly decorated organ-grinder's monkey for?'War and the Weird|Forbes Phillips
He regretted that Hong-Kong had no temples and that he and his friends were compelled to meet at the club for prayer.
Theoretically there were no slaves in Hong-Kong, which is British territory, but in reality the city was full of them.As I Remember|Marian Gouverneur
British Dictionary definitions for hong kong
Word Origin and History for hong kong
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.