Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

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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