noun Pinyin.

a city in NW Hebei province, in NE China: capital of the former Qahar province.

Also called Kalgan.Formerly Wanchüan.
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British Dictionary definitions for zhangjiakou


Changchiakow or Changchiak'ou


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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