Definition of Nankin
1. nankeen [n -S] - See also: nankeen
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Nankin Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nankin
nankin (current term)
Literary usage of Nankin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."