兩廣

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See also: 两广

Chinese[edit]

two expanses
open areas
trad. (兩廣)
simp. (两广) 广
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Etymology[edit]

Literally "two Guangs". From most viceroyalties consisting of a pair of provinces. Also a contraction of Guangdong (廣東广东 (Guǎngdōng)) and Guangxi (廣西广西 (Guǎngxī)).

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Proper noun[edit]

兩廣

  1. Liangguang (Guangdong and Guangxi taken together as a unit)
  2. (historical) Liangguang, the Qing viceroyalty which oversaw both provinces

References[edit]

  • Governor-General of Taiwan (1931–1932), Ogawa Naoyoshi, editor, 臺日大辭典 [Taiwanese-Japanese Dictionary][1] (in Japanese and Min Nan), volume 2, Taihoku: 同府 [Dōfu], OCLC 25747241, pages 996.
  • Duffus, William, "Canton" (p. 34) in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, English Presbyterian Mission Press, 1883.