Hong Kong influenza (hŏng’ kŏng’)
Influenza caused by a serotype of influenza virus type A; it was first identified in Hong Kong during the 1968 epidemic. Also called Hong Kong flu.
[hoo ng-shwee huh] /ˈhʊŋˈʃwi ˈhʌ/ noun 1. a river in SW China, flowing SE to the Xiang Jiang. 900 miles (1448 km) long.
[hawng-woo] /ˈhɔŋˈwu/ noun, Pinyin. 1. (Zhu Yuanzhang) .
/ˈhɒŋˈwuː/ noun 1. title of Chu Yuan-Zhang (or Chu Yüan-Chang), 1328–98, first emperor (1368–98) of the Ming dynasty, uniting China under his rule by 1382
- Hong xiu quan
/ˈhɒŋ ˈʃjuː ˈtʃwɑːn/ noun 1. 1814–64, Chinese religious leader and revolutionary. Claiming (1851) to be Christ’s brother, he led the Taiping rebellion; committed suicide when it was defeated