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[nan-ning; Chinese nahn-ning]
noun Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
  1. a city in and the capital of Guangxi Zhuang region, in S China.
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Formerly Yongning.

Guangxi Zhuang

[gwahng-shee jwahng]
noun Pinyin.
  1. an administrative division in S China. 85,096 sq. mi. (220,399 sq. km). Capital: Nanning.
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Official name Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
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  1. a port in S China, capital of Guanxi, on the Xiang River: rail links with Vietnam. Pop: 1 395 000 (2005 est)
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