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Baoding

[bou-ding] /ˈbaʊˈdɪŋ/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
a city in central Hebei province, in NE China.
Also, Paoting.
Formerly Qingyuan.
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Baoding

/ˈbaʊˈdɪŋ/
noun
1.
a city in NE China, in N Hebei province. Pop: 810 000 (2005 est) Former name Ch'ing-yüan, Tsingyuan
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city, southwest-central Hebei sheng (province), China. It is situated in a well-watered area on the western edge of the North China Plain; the Taihang Mountains rise a short distance to the west. Situated on the main road from Beijing through western Hebei, it is southwest of the capital, roughly midway between Beijing and Shijiazhuang, the provincial capital. To the west, a route leads into northern Shanxi province via the Longquan Pass

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