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Zhangjiakou

[ jahng-jyah-koh ]
/ ˈdʒɑŋˈdʒyɑˈkoʊ /
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noun Pinyin.
a city in northwestern Hebei province, in northeastern China: capital of the former Qahar province.
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Also (Wade-Giles) Chang·chia·k'ou [Chinese chahng-jyah-koh] /Chinese ˈtʃɑŋˈdʒyɑˈkoʊ/ .
Also called Kal·gan [kahl-gahn] /ˈkɑlˈgɑn/ . Formerly (Wade-Giles) Wan·chüan [Chinese wahn-chyahn] /Chinese ˈwɑnˈtʃüɑn/ .

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Zhangjiakou

Changchiakow or Changchiak'ou

/ (ˈdʒæŋˈdʒjækəʊ) /

noun
a city in NE China, in NW Hebei province: a military centre, controlling the route to Mongolia, under the Ming and Manchu dynasties. Pop: 973 000 (2005 est)Former names: Wanchüan, Kalgan
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