geographical name

Guang·​dong ˈgwäŋ-ˈdu̇ŋ How to pronounce Guangdong (audio)
variants or Kwangtung
ˈgwäŋ-ˈdu̇ŋ How to pronounce Guangdong (audio)
province of southeastern China bordering on the South China Sea and the Gulf of Tonkin; capital Guangzhou area 76,220 square miles (197,410 square kilometers), population 104,320,459

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“Guangdong.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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