Nanjing

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From the pinyin romanization of Chinese 南京 ‎(Nánjīng, literally Southern Capital), originally an informal designation from the Yongle Era of the Ming dynasty when it served as a dual capital with Beijing.

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Nanjing

  1. A major city of the lower Yangtze, a former capital of China and present capital of Jiangsu Province.

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