Guangdong

geographical name
Guang·​dong | \ ˈgwäŋ-ˈdu̇ŋ How to pronounce Guangdong (audio) \
variants: or Kwangtung \ ˈgwäŋ-​ˈdu̇ŋ How to pronounce Kwangtung (audio) , ˈkwäŋ-​ , -​ˈtu̇ŋ \

Definition of Guangdong

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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Guangdong. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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