Definitions

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  • proper n. Alternative form of Hong Kong. (especially in the Chinese English language media)

Etymologies

Romanisation of Mandarin 香港 (Xiānggǎng), the common name Hong Kong is derived from Cantonese 香港 (Hēunggóng) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Publisher: Fa xing Xianggang dian shi chu ban you xian gong si

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Venezuela bans Family Guy cartoon

  • Mandarin Xianggang, special administrative region of China, formerly a British crown colony (1997 est.pop. 6,300,000), land area 422 sq mi (1,092 sq km), adjacent to Guangdong prov.,

    Hong Kong

  • Literacy: definition: age 15 and over has ever attended school total population: 93.5% male: 96.9% female: 89.6% (2002) GovernmentCountry name: conventional long form: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region conventional short form: Hong Kong local long form: Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu local short form: Xianggang abbreviation: HK

    Hong Kong

  • Ultimately, Xianggang hopes that the Paper-House emphasizes the importance of sound construction.

    Chinese Paper Brick House at Architecture Biennale | Inhabitat

  • Country name: conventional long form: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region conventional short form: Hong Kong local long form: Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu local short form: Xianggang abbreviation: HK

    The 2000 CIA World Factbook

  • Region conventional short form: Hong Kong local long form: Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu local short form: Xianggang abbreviation: HK

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

  • Country name: conventional long form: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region conventional short form: Hong Kong local short form: Xianggang local long form: Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu abbreviation: HK

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

  • Administrative Region conventional short form: Hong Kong local long form: Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu local short form: Xianggang abbreviation: HK

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Song Weiming, Chen Baodong, Zhang Shengdong, and Meng Xianggang.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Song Weiming, Chen Baodong, Zhang Shengdong, and Meng Xianggang, “Russian Logs in China: The Softwood Commodity Chain and Economic Development in China,” Beijing Forestry University, Forest Trends and Rights and Resources, www.forest-trends.org, 2007.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

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