Hong Kong

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From an irregular romanization of Cantonese 香港 (Heung1-gong2, fragrant harbor), a former settlement and area now known as Aberdeen on the southwest side of Hong Kong Island.

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Hong Kong

  1. A city located on an island east of the Pearl River delta in the South China Sea, formerly owned by the United Kingdom and now returned to China.
  2. Hong Kong Island, the site of the city, lying off Guangdong province in southeastern China.
  3. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, which includes nearby islands and the Kowloon Peninsula.
  4. (historical) The British colony which previously administered the area of the present-day Chinese SAR.

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Asturian[edit]

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Hong Kong m

  1. Hong Kong (coastal administrative region in south-east China)

Finnish[edit]

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Hong Kong

  1. Alternative spelling of Hongkong.

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French[edit]

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Hong Kong

  1. Hong Kong

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Portuguese[edit]

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Hong Kong f

  1. Hong Kong (coastal administrative region in south-east China)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Hong Kong m (Cyrillic spelling Хонг Конг)

  1. Hong Kong