Kaohsiung

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Etymology[edit]

From Wade-Giles romanization of Mandarin 高雄 (Kao¹-hsiung²), from Japanese 高雄 (Takao), from Min Nan 打狗 (Táⁿ-káu)

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Kaohsiung

  1. The second largest city in Taiwan.
    • 2017, “H.R.2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018”, in Public Law No: 115-91[1], Library of Congress:
      SEC. 1270A. NAVAL PORT OF CALL EXCHANGES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND TAIWAN.
      The Secretary of Defense shall—
      (1) reestablish regular ports of call by the United States Navy at Kaohsiung or any other suitable port or ports on the island of Taiwan; and
      (2) permit the United States Pacific Command (PACOM) to receive ports of call by the navy of Taiwan in Hawaii, Guam, and other appropriate locations.

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Kaohsiung f

  1. Kaohsiung (a city in Taiwan)