a province in SE China. 89,344 sq. mi. (231,401 sq. km).
a province of SE China, on the South China Sea: includes the Leizhou Peninsula, with densely populated river valleys; traditionally also including Macao and Hong Kong; the only true tropical climate in China. Capital: Canton. Pop: 79 540 000 (2003 est). Area: 197 100 sq km (76 100 sq miles)
[gwahng-shee jwahng] /ˈgwɑŋˈʃi ˈdʒwɑŋ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. an administrative division in S China. 85,096 sq. mi. (220,399 sq. km). Capital: Nanning.
[Chinese gwahng-joh] /Chinese ˈgwɑŋˈdʒoʊ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. . /ˈɡwæŋˈdzəʊ/ noun 1. the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese name for Canton Guangzhou [(gwang-joh)] City in southern China; a transportation, industrial, financial, and trade center of southern China; a major deep-water port. Note: Guangzhou was the first Chinese port regularly used for trade, especially following the Opium […]
[gwahng-joh-wahn] /ˈgwɑŋˈdʒoʊˈwɑn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a former French-leased territory (1898–1945) on the SW coast of Guangdong province, in S China. About 190 sq. mi. (490 sq. km).
[gwan-i-deen, -din, gwah-ni-] /ˈgwæn ɪˌdin, -dɪn, ˈgwɑ nɪ-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, crystalline, strongly alkaline, water-soluble solid, CH 5 N 3 , used chiefly in the manufacture of plastics, resins, rubber accelerators, and explosives. /ˈɡwɑːnɪˌdiːn; -dɪn; ˈɡwænɪ-/ noun 1. a strongly alkaline crystalline substance, soluble in water and found in plant and animal tissues. […]