[ ning-baw ]
/ ˈnɪŋˈbɔ /
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a seaport in E Zhejiang province, in E China.
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Also (Wade-Giles) Ning·po .
Formerly (Pinyin) Yin·xian [Chinese yin-shyahn], /Chinese ˈyɪnˈʃyɑn/, (Wade-Giles) Yin·hsien [yin-shyuhn], /ˈyɪnˈʃyʌn/, (Older Spelling) Ning·hsien [ning-shyuhn] /ˈnɪŋˈʃyʌn/ .
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Volkswagen also closed a plant there as well as in the port city of Ningbo, where a small outbreak occurred, the Journal reported.China’s latest covid lockdowns are again affecting global supply chains|Aurora Almendral|January 13, 2022|Quartz
There are more than 200 cases so far in the most recent cluster in the manufacturing province of Zhejiang, which includes the city of Ningbo.China’s covid-zero lockdowns loom over the global supply chain|Aurora Almendral|December 16, 2021|Quartz
British Dictionary definitions for Ningbo
/ (ˈnɪŋˈpəʊ) /
a port in E China, in NE Zhejiang, on the Yung River, about 20 km (12 miles) from its mouth at Hangzhou Bay: one of the first sites of European settlement in China. Pop: 1 188 000 (2005 est)
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