[ 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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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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