a port in and the capital of Jiangsu province, in E China, on the Chang Jiang: a former capital of China.
a maritime province in E China. 40,927 sq. mi. (106,001 sq. km).
a port in E central China, capital of Jiangsu province, on the Yangtze River: capital of the Chinese empire and a literary centre from the 14th to 17th centuries; capital of Nationalist China (1928–37); site of a massacre of about 300 000 civilians by the invading Japanese army in 1937; university (1928). Pop: 2 806 000 (2005 est)
a province of E China, on the Yellow Sea: consists mostly of the marshy delta of the Yangtze River, with some of China’s largest cities and most densely populated areas. Capital: Nanjing. Pop: 74 060 000 (2003 est). Area: 102 200 sq km (39 860 sq miles)
City in eastern China on the Yangtze River, northeast of Shanghai; an industrial and transportation center.
Note: China’s imperial capital on several occasions, it was made capital of the Republic of China by Sun Yat-sen in 1912 after the Chinese Revolution, by Nationalist forces of Chiang Kai-shek from 1928 to 1937, and again from 1946 to 1949.
Note: During the Second Sino-Japanese War in the 1930s, Nanjing was the scene of a Japanese massacre (the Rape of Nanking) and became the seat of a puppet regime established by the Japanese.
[nan-keen] /nænˈkin/ noun 1. a firm, durable, yellow or buff fabric, formerly made from a natural-colored Chinese cotton. 2. a twilled material made from other cotton and dyed in imitation of this fabric. 3. nankeens, garments made of this material. 4. a yellow or buff color. 5. Also called Nankeen porcelain, Nanking china, Nanking ware. […]
noun 1. a lily, Lilium testaceum, having drooping, fragrant, pink-tinged, yellowish or apricot-colored flowers with recurved petals.
[nan-king; Chinese nahn-king] /ˈnænˈkɪŋ; Chinese ˈnɑnˈkɪŋ/ noun, Older Spelling. 1. . [nahn-jing] /ˈnɑnˈdʒɪŋ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a port in and the capital of Jiangsu province, in E China, on the Chang Jiang: a former capital of China. /ˈnænˈdʒɪŋ; ˈnænˈtʃɪŋ/ noun 1. a port in E central China, capital of Jiangsu province, on the Yangtze River: […]
[nahn ling] /ˈnɑn ˈlɪŋ/ noun, Pinyin, Wade-Giles. 1. a mountain range in S China, separating Guangdong province from Hunan province and Guangxi Zhuang region.