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Kunming

[ koon-ming ]
/ ˈkʊnˈmɪŋ /
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noun Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
a city in and the capital of Yunnan province, in southern China: an important transshipment point on the Burma Road in World War II.
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Formerly Yunnan.
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Kunming

K'un-ming

/ (ˈkʊnˈmɪŋ) /

noun
a city in SW China, capital of Yunnan province, near Lake Tien: important during World War II as a Chinese military centre, American air base, and transport terminus for the Burma Road; Yunnan University (1934). Pop: 1 748 000 (2005 est)
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