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Soong

[ soong ]
/ sʊŋ /
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noun

Charles Jones, 1866–1918, Chinese merchant (father of Ai-ling, Ch'ing-ling, Mei-ling, and Tse-ven Soong).
Ai-ling [ahy-ling], /ˈaɪˈlɪŋ/, 1888–1973, wife of H. H. Kung.
Ching-ling or Ch’ing-ling [ching-ling], /ˈtʃɪŋˈlɪŋ/, 1892–1981, widow of Sun Yat-sen.
Mei-ling or Mayling [mey-ling], /ˈmeɪˈlɪŋ/, Madame Chiang Kai-Shek, 1897–2003, wife of Chiang Kai-shek.
Tse-ven or Tzu-wen [tsoo-wuhn], /ˈtsʊˈwʌn/, T.V., 1894–1971, Chinese financier.

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British Dictionary definitions for Soong

Soong

Song

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noun

an influential Chinese family, notably Soong Ch'ing-ling (1890–1981), who married Sun Yat-sen and became a vice-chairman of the People's Republic of China (1959); and Soong Mei-ling (1898-2003), who married Chiang Kai-shek
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