Definition of Nankin

1. nankeen [n -S] - See also: nankeen



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nankin

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nandrolones
nandu
nandus
nane
naner
nang
nangry
nangs
nanism
nanisms
nanite
nanites
nankeen
nankeens
nankin (current term)
nankins
nanlingite
nanmu
nanna nap
nannan
nannans
nannas
nanner
nannetticafruits
nannie
nannied
nannies
nannofossil
nannofossils

Literary usage of Nankin

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1. History of China by Demetrius Charles de Kavanagh Boulger (1884)
"Negotiations resumed at nankin.— Sir Henry Pottinger's Proclamation. ... The First Interviews at nankin.—The Meeting on board the " Cornwallis. ..."

2. Ti-ping Tien-kwoh: The History of the Ti-ping Revolution by Augustus F. Lindley (1866)
"nankin Invested. — Resumption of Hostilities " Indemnity " demanded. ... At the close of the year, both nankin and Chin- kiang were effectually relieved, ..."

3. History of the Insurrection in China: With Notices of the Christianity by Joseph-Marie Callery, Melchior Yvan (1854)
"Taking of nankin—Imperial edicts—Insurrectionary proclamations—Attitude of the Europeans—Progress of the insurrection. nankin is in the power of the ..."

4. Christianity in China, Tartary and Thibet by Evariste Régis Huc (1857)
"ARRIVAL AT nankin. RETURNS TO THE CAPITAL OF KHIANG-SI. ... OBSERVATORY OF nankin. CHINESE EXPLANATION OF ECLIPSES LITERARY SOLEMNITY. ..."

5. The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year (1843)
"... by assault—The Squadron sails to nankin—Description of nankin—Suspension of hostilities—Negotiations for peace between the Chinese Commissioners and Sir ..."

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