[hong-ee] /ˈhɒŋ i/
noun, New Zealand.
a Maori greeting in which noses are pressed together.
(NZ) a form of salutation expressed by touching noses
[hong kong] /ˈhɒŋ ˈkɒŋ/ noun 1. a British crown colony comprising Hong Kong island (29 sq. mi.; 75 sq. km), Kowloon peninsula, nearby islands, and the adjacent mainland in SE China (New Territories) reverted to Chinese sovereignty in 1997. 404 sq. mi. (1046 sq. km). Capital: Victoria. 2. (def 5). /ˌhɒŋ ˈkɒŋ/ noun 1. a […]
- Hong kongese
/ˈkɒŋiːz/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Hong Kong, its people, or their languages noun 2. (pl) -ese. a native or inhabitant of Hong Kong or a descendant of one
- Hong kong influenza
Hong Kong influenza (hŏng’ kŏng’) n. 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.