from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Chongqing.
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- proper n. Obsolete form of Chongqing.
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- n. a city in south-central China on the Chang Jiang; a commercial center for western China
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An official spokesman in Chungking expressed surprise early this week that these Chinese troops had not been thrown against the Japs already, as they had experience in dealing with them, while our men had to learn their tricks from the beginning.
Chungking is a city of about 500,000 people; it covers an area of about one-third of Toronto, and, up to the time I left, there had been a total of more than 7,000 bombers over that area.
Fay Wong in Chungking Express directed by Wong Kar Wai or Kar Wai Wong.
When Flying Tigers aviators flew supplies from Burma to Chiang Kai-shek’s nationalists in Chungking (now Chongqing), American radio and radar operators in Xizhou were one of their first points of contact after they made it over the Himalayan hump.
In the spring of 1940, before the fall of France, Sir Stafford Cripps was the personal guest of Chiang KaiShek in Chungking.
It is in a ratty looking building called Chungking Mansion on the 3rd floor.
I have reservations about Chungking Express, though.
Two stories (the first is a strange but compelling tale with Takeshi Kaneshiro and Brigitte Lin), linked by the Chungking Express (the local equivalent of a fast food restaurant, kind of).
Ask around in the hostels in Chungking Mansions for work; it's easy to find.
If you're after a more low-key side of Hong Kong, the notorious Chungking Mansions is just round the corner from Aqua.
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