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Kowloon

[kou-loon] /ˈkaʊˈlun/
noun, Older Spelling.
1.
a peninsula in SE China, opposite Hong Kong island: a part of the Hong Kong colony. 3 sq. mi. (7.8 sq. km).
2.
a seaport on this peninsula.
Also called Jiulong.
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  • There are two points of view on Hong Kong hotelling—those that prefer Kowloon and those that prefer Hong Kong Island.

    Gal With a Suitcase Jolie Hunt January 15, 2010
  • By day you'll be coerced to hike "the Peak" (I like the tram, thank you) for a quiet view of Kowloon.

    Gal With a Suitcase Jolie Hunt January 15, 2010
British Dictionary definitions for Kowloon

Kowloon

/ˈkaʊˈluːn/
noun
1.
a peninsula of SE China, opposite Hong Kong Island: part of the former British colony of Hong Kong. Area: 10 sq km (3.75 sq miles)
2.
a port in Hong Kong, on Kowloon Peninsula. Pop: 2 019 533 (2006 est)
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