Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of eastern China east-southeast of Hangzhou on Hangzhou Bay. Built on a site occupied since the eighth century, it was used as a trading post by the Portuguese from 1520 to 1545 and became a treaty port in 1842. Population: 806,000.

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  • proper n. A port city in the Zhejiang province of China

Etymologies

From: Mandarin tranquil; peaceful + waves (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Situated in Ningbo, China, the University of Nottingham’s new Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies (CSET) is a welcome addition to the landscape as well as

    SIEEB Solar Energy-Efficient Building in Beijing | Inhabitat

  • While early this year, customs in Ningbo, in East China’s Zhejiang Province, seized 1,340 sewing machines falsely branded with the Butterfly trademark.

    Report: China Crackdown on Counterfeit Goods Pays Off | Impact Lab

  • A 48-year-old writer and poet using the pseudonym Li Hong, Zhang was arrested on 6 September in Ningbo, in the eastern province of Zhejiang, and was charged with “incitement to subvert the state’s authority.”

    September 2006

  • And when they weren’t discussing catastrophic discounts, they were whispering about the recent alleged kidnapping and ransom of a British scrap trader who had come to China to collect money from a state-owned scrap processor in Ningbo.

    Scrapped

  • It is pushing deeper into the "second-tier" cities those that may not have registered on your radar screen with just 4m to 6m people, such as Ningbo and further into the hinterland of Hubei

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Tung Hing's sweeping view of the city of Fuzhou, Tong Chung's of Ningbo, and Lai Afong's of Wuzhou illustrate how this photographic method of mapping a landscape integrated the aesthetics of scroll painting with mechanical picture-making.

    Chinese Behind the Lens

  • The group also said Friday it plans to build a new plant in Ningbo, southern China to keep up with growth in the country as part of the group's €14-billion $17.8 billion global investment program.

    Volkswagen Brand Sales Surge As China Demand Matches Europe's

  • The carrier said it will add 40 weekly flights by the end of the year from its Singapore hub, including new flights to Beijing, Hanoi and Ningbo, China.

    Jetstar to Invest in Fleet, Expand Flights

  • Customs inspections also were stepped up at the ports of Tianjin, Ningbo and Guangzhou, said cargo company employees.

    Tensions Simmer In China-Japan Boat Spat

  • TCS China, a joint venture formed in 2005 with subsidiaries of China's top economic planning agency, has five offices in the country and aims to expand into providing IT frameworks for local governments to support their urban development and expansion plans to create "intelligent cities," Mr. Pande said, adding its first two projects are slated to kick off in port cities Ningbo and Guangzhou in the next 18-24 months.

    TCS to More Than Triple China Work Force

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