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Noun: Nanking
  1. A city in eastern China on the Yangtze River; a former capital of China; the scene of a Japanese massacre in the 1930s
    - Nanjing

Type of: city, metropolis, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Cathay [archaic], China, Communist China, Jiangsu, Jiangsu province, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China [informal]

Encyclopedia: Nanking, China