gǎng harbor

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gǎng (harbor)

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gāng (ridge) gāng (hard) gāng (guiding principle)

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香港 Hong Kong


张家港 Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu
连云港 Lianyungang, Jiangsu
香港 Hong Kong City, Hong Kong
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Why do we call the country of China 'China'? It is not the name used by the Chinese people themselves. In fact there are a number of names used in the 'Middle Kingdom' that reflect the country's rich cultural and historic heritage.
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