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Anking

[ahn-king] /ˈɑnˈkɪŋ/
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Older Spelling. Anqing.
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Anking

/ˈɑːnˈkɪŋ/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Anqing

Anqing

/ˈɑːnˈtʃɪŋ/
noun
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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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An-ch'ing

city situated on the north bank of the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang) in southwestern Anhui sheng (province), China. Situated at a crossing place on the Yangtze, it commands the narrow section of the floodplain between the Dabie Mountains to the north and the Huang Mountains on the south bank, at the west end of the lower Yangtze Plain.

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