Definition of Chungking

1. Noun. A city in south-central China on the Chang Jiang; a commercial center for western China.

Definition of Chungking

1. Proper noun. (alternative form of Chongqing) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chungking

Chukchi Sea
Chunga burmeisteri
Chungyang Shanmo
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Literary usage of Chungking

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1. An Australian in China: Being the Narrative of a Quiet Journey Across China by George Ernest Morrison (1902)
"On the morning of March I4th I set out from chungking to cross 1600 miles over Western China to Burma. Men did not speak hopefully of my chance of getting ..."

2. Mount Omi and Beyond: A Record of Travel on the Thibetan Border by Archibald John Little (1901)
"ON July 7, 1897, after a last good home-breakfast, we set off in the usual smoky mist of chungking at 7.15 AM, each in a sedan-chair with four bearers, ..."

3. Life in West China: Described by Two Residents in the Province of Sz-Chwan by Robert John Davidson, Isaac Mason (1905)
"THE CITY OF chungking. THE name of chungking represents not only the city ... chungking is built on a high hill, and is surrounded by a substantial wall ..."

4. Intimate China: The Chinese as I Have Seen Them by Archibald Little (1899)
"My First Walk in chungking City.— Presents.—Cats, Rats, and Eggs.—Paying a Call ... chungking has been so fully described in my husband's volume Through the ..."

5. The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society by Manchester Geographical Society (1896)
"He proceeded from chungking to Chengtu-fu by the usual route, and thence to Kwan-hsien, at the head of the irrigation works by which the waters of the Min ..."

6. The Gospel in All Lands by Missionary Society, Methodist Episcopal Church (1896)
"At chungking the air was thick with rumors, but everything has quieted down. ... The work in chungking has made good progress during the year. ..."

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