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Nanking

[ nan-king; Chinese nahn-king ]

noun

, Older Spelling.


Nanking

  1. See Nanjing .


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The Rape of Nanking alone had seen three hundred thousand casualties.

Often called “the rape of Nanking,” this traumatic wartime incident evokes visceral nationalist sentiments among many Chinese.

At a council of war it was decided to provision and fortify Nanking, and then march against Peking.

The establishment of the Taiping power at Nanking attracted the attention of Europeans.

By-and-by there came to anchor the ship Nanking, having on board recruits belonging to the service of the Honourable Company.

The Manchu colony of Nanking, to the number of some 4000 families, had evidently fallen off from its high renown.

In 1858 their apathy was such that it not merely saved Nanking but played the whole game into the hands of Chung Wang.

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