Nanjing

See also: Nánjīng

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EtymologyEdit

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 ("Northern capital").

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Nanjing

  1. A major city, the provincial capital of Jiangsu, China, on the lower Yangtze; a former capital of China.

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