noun Older Spelling.
or Nan·ching, Nan·king
Examples from the Web for nanking
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.Christian Bale Filmed Being Attacked by Chinese Guards|Melinda Liu|December 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
"I never heard of Santa Claus stopping so long at one humble house," thought Nanking.
The sailor, as he seemed to be, looked at Nanking without fear.
A Chinese prince of the house of the Chin was ruling there, in the present Nanking.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]|Wolfram Eberhard
The Japanese blue is exquisite, certainly, but it lacks the deep vivid brilliancy of the Nanking.Pottery and Porcelain, from early times down to the Philadelphia exhibition of 1876|Charles Wyllys Elliott
For the rest of that afternoon Nanking carried Elsje's beautiful doll, and his feelings were very much comforted.
Nanking (ˈnænˈkɪŋ) or Nan-ching
city in China, literally "southern capital," from nan "south" + jing "capital."