Chongqing

geographical name Chong·qing \ˈchu̇ŋ-ˈchiŋ\\ˈchu̇ŋ-ˈkiŋ\

Definition of Chongqing

  1. city in southeastern Sichuan on the Chang (Yangtze) River population 2,266,772 Chongqing was the capital of China from 1937 to 1943.

Variants of chongqing

or

Ch'ung–ch'ing

\ˈchu̇ŋ-ˈchiŋ\play or

Chungking

\ˈchu̇ŋ-ˈkiŋ\play

CHONGQING Defined for English Language Learners

Chongqing

geographical name Chong·qing \ˈchu̇ŋ-ˈchiŋ\\ˈchu̇ŋ-ˈkiŋ\

Definition of Chongqing for English Language Learners

  • : city in China


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