[kwahng-too ng, kwang-; Chinese gwahng-doo ng] /ˈkwɑŋˈtʊŋ, ˈkwæŋ-; Chinese ˈgwɑŋˈdʊŋ/
Older Spelling. .
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Guangdong
[kwahn-too ng, kwan-; Chinese gwahn-doo ng] /ˈkwɑnˈtʊŋ, ˈkwæn-; Chinese ˈgwɑnˈdʊŋ/ noun 1. Older Spelling. .
- Kwantung leased territory
/ˌkwænˈtʊŋ/ noun 1. a strategic territory of NE China, at the S tip of the Liaodong Peninsula of Manchuria: leased forcibly by Russia in 1898; taken over by Japan in 1905; occupied by the Soviet Union in 1945 and subsequently returned to China on the condition of shared administration; made part of Liaoning province by […]
[kwahn-yin] /ˈkwɑnˈyɪn/ noun, Buddhism. 1. one of the Chinese female Boddhisattvas, noted for her kindness: often considered an aspect of .
[kwahn-zuh] /ˈkwɑn zə/ noun, plural kwanza, kwanzas. 1. a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Angola, equal to 100 lwei: replaced the escudo in 1977. noun 1. . 2. . [kwahn-zuh] /ˈkwɑn zə/ noun, plural Kwanzaas. 1. a harvest festival celebrated from Dec. 26th until Jan. 1st in some African-American communities. [kwahn-zuh] /ˈkwɑn […]