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Chongqing

/ˈtʃʊŋˈtʃɪŋ/
noun
1.
a river port in SW China, capital of Chongqing municipality (traditionally in Sichuan province) at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing rivers: site of a city since the 3rd millennium bc; wartime capital of China (1938–45); major trade centre for W China. Pop: 4 975 000 (2005 est) Former name Pahsien

Chungking

/ˈtʃʊŋˈkɪŋ; ˈtʃʌŋ-/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Chongqing
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