Xianggang

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See also: Xiānggǎng

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Etymology[edit]

From standard Mandarin 香港 (Xiānggǎng).

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  • IPA(key): /ʃjɑːŋˈɡɑːŋ/

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Xianggang

  1. (rare) Alternative form of Hong Kong (especially in the Chinese English language media)
    • 2004, Philip Bowring, International Herald Tribune, April 22, 2004
      The truly politically correct, however, will already be writing Hong Kong not just as one word but as Xianggang. That is the official version in pinyin, mainland China's version of romanization.

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