Hong-Kong

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Hong-Kong

  1. Obsolete form of Hong Kong.
    • 1841, The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, volume XXXVII, London, page 259:
      Hong-Kong, it may be briefly remarked, has been pronounced by all recent navigators, whose judgment is trustworthy, as capable of affording admirable shelter for ships of any burden.
    • 1844, The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany, volume III, London: Wm. H. Allen & Co., page 424:
      It appears from a Parliamentary paper lately published, that a sum of £80,000 is required to defray the charge of the British settlement at Hong-Kong, and of the consular establishments at the five ports in China open to British trade.
    • 1910, Secret Service: The Bradys Drugged, page 1:
      Here we have a few thousand Chinamen, ninety per cent of whom are from Canton and Hong-Kong, and all of the lowest social grade, or sons of such who were.

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Hong-Kong m

  1. Hong Kong

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