Kowloon

[ kou-loon ]
/ ˈkaʊˈlun /

noun Older Spelling.

a peninsula in SE China, opposite Hong Kong island: a part of the Hong Kong colony. 3 sq. mi. (7.8 sq. km).
a seaport on this peninsula.

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Also called Jiulong.
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Kowloon
/ (ˈkaʊˈluːn) /

noun

a peninsula of SE China, opposite Hong Kong Island: part of the former British colony of Hong Kong. Area: 10 sq km (3.75 sq miles)
a port in Hong Kong, on Kowloon Peninsula. Pop: 2 019 533 (2006 est)
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