Sungkiang

[ soo ng-gyahng ]
/ ˈsʊŋˈgyɑŋ /

noun

Older Spelling. Songjiang.

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Also Sung·chiang [soo ng-jyahng] /ˈsʊŋˈdʒyɑŋ/.
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Example sentences from the Web for sungkiang

  • Ward did not rest long from his campaigns, however, for we find that he was soon besieged in the city of Sungkiang with a few men.

  • The rebels were the aggressors, and ten miles of Ward's retreat upon Sungkiang saw fighting every inch of the way.

  • On his return to Sungkiang, Major Gordon devoted himself to the thorough reorganisation of his force.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume I|Demetrius Charles Boulger
  • The letter was written on 24th March 1863, the day before he rode over to Sungkiang to take up his command.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume I|Demetrius Charles Boulger

British Dictionary definitions for sungkiang

Sungkiang
/ (ˈsʊŋˈkjæŋ, -kaɪˈæŋ) /

noun

a former province of NE China: now part of the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region
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