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a city in S Anhui province, in E China, on the Chang Jiang: former capital of Anhui.
Historical Examples

As Wuhu is the center of the rice trade these twin cities of Anking will be the centers of the tea trade.
The International Development of China Sun Yat-sen

The other cut is just below the city of Anking hence to Kianglung beacon, a distance of about six miles.
The International Development of China Sun Yat-sen

a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Anqing
a city in E China, in SW Anhui province on the Yangtze River: famous seven-storeyed pagoda. Pop: 686 000 (2005 est)


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