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[koo ng, goo ng] /kʊŋ, gʊŋ/

H. H (K’ung Hsiang-hsi; Kong Xiangxi) 1881–1967, Chinese financier and statesman.
Prince, 1833–98, Chinese statesman of the late Ch’ing dynasty.
[koo ng] /kʊŋ/
noun, plural Kungs (especially collectively) Kung.
a member of a San people of the Kalahari desert basin of southern Africa.
[koo ng; German kyng] /kʊŋ; German küŋ/
Hans, born 1928, Swiss Roman Catholic theologian and writer: critic of papal authority.
Hans. born 1928, Swiss Roman Catholic theologian, who questioned the doctrine of infallibility: his licence to teach was withdrawn in 1979. His books include Global Responsibility (1991)


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