Hong Kong

geographical name \ ˈhäŋ-ˌkäŋ , -ˈkäŋ ; ˈhȯŋ-ˌkȯŋ , -ˈkȯŋ \
variants: or Chinese Xianggang or Hsiang Kang play \ˈshyäŋ-ˌgäŋ\

Definition of Hong Kong

special administrative region of China on the southeast coast east of the mouth of the Zhu River where it empties into the South China Sea; includes Hong Kong Island (area 29 square miles, or 75 square kilometers) , Jiulong Peninsula, the New Territories, and nearby islands; formerly a British crown colony with Victoria as its capital area 424 square miles (1098 square kilometers), population 7,071,576

Hong Konger

noun


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