Nanjing

play
geographical name Nan·jing \ˈnän-ˈjiŋ\
variants: or

Nanking

play \ˈnan-ˈkiŋ, ˈnän-\

Definition of Nanjing

  1. city in eastern China on the Chang (Yangtze) River population 6,496,000 Nanjing is the capital of the province of Jiangsu and was the capital of China from 1928 to 1937 and from 1946 to 1949.


NANJING Defined for English Language Learners

Nanjing

play
geographical name

Definition of Nanjing for English Language Learners

  • : city in China


Learn More about nanjing


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Nanjing? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to reach the highest or a decisive point

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!