hong

noun \ ˈhäŋ , ˈhȯŋ \
|Updated on: 25 Jul 2018

Definition of hong

: a commercial establishment or house of foreign trade in China

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Origin and Etymology of hong

Chinese (Guangdong) hòhng, literally, row


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