American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southern China southwest of Chongqing. The Chinese terminus of the Burma Road during World War II, Kunming is the capital of Yunnan province. Population: 1,540,000.
“KUNMING: Not all is well in Chenggong, a county 20 minutes drive from Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province and the center of Asia's biggest flower”
“One time on a city bus in Kunming, the bus driver announced that a Xinjiang woman had gotten on the bus so that others could protect their valueables.”
“Wesley Foreign Language School is a well established training company in Kunming offering supplemental English training for students and adults going abroad.”
“They arrived in Kunming in August 1956, and local scholars such as Fang Guoyu, Hou Fangyu, Yang Kun, and Jiang Yingliang worked with them.”
“When the Yunnan branch arrived in Kunming in June 1950, it was joined by more than thirty local cadres and scholars, including a vice president of the Yunnan provincial government.”
“Since 1330, Prince Yunnan had lived in Kunming, implying that the Duans had controlled the Dali region.”
“That accounts for what happened in Kunming of the Ming period, and in Sipsongpanna of the eighteenth century.”
“- Spend day in Kunming until departing for Chengdu, Sichuan by overnight train”
“EXAMPLE: Reporter covering Spring Festival in Kunming might tell viewers what kinds of activities local people are doing to celebrate and interview a local person in Kunming.”
“Associated University in Kunming, China, and completed his B.Sc. degree there in 1942.”
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