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China: see ZhenjiangZhenjiang
or Chinkiang
, city (1994 est. pop. 405,700), S Jiangsu prov., China, a port at the junction of the Grand Canal with the Chang River. It is also on the Shanghai-Nanjing RR.
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, Chinkiang, Cheng-chiang
a port in E China, in S Jiangsu at the confluence of the Yangtze River and the Grand Canal. Pop.: 620 000 (2005 est.)
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In places like Chinkiang, China; Assiout, Egypt; and Nawabganj, India, the monetary offerings of American pentecostals fed the hungry, housed the homeless, and clothed the naked.
In the late 1920s, KHT had agencies in Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Solo, Cilacap, Singapore, Xiamen (Amoy), Shanghai, Hankow, Tientsin, Chinkiang, Hong Kong and Taipei; it also had representative offices in Kobe and Osaka.
Marines were deployed in November to guard the cable stations at Shanghai; landing forces were sent for protection in Nanking, Chinkiang, Taku, and elsewhere.
The starters convinced us that we were on to a good thing -- the Prawn Cheung Fun ( ` 575) were steamed just right, light and a soothing white; the Chicken Shao Mai ( ` 425) looked and tasted just like they would in Hong Kong; the Steamed Xiao Long Bao ( ` 250), the chicken dumplings in a consomme were served, as you'd expect at an authentic Cantonese restaurant, with the Chinkiang black vinegar dip; the Seafood Dumplings with Mayonnaise Dip ( ` 575) came as a pleasant surprise; and even card- carrying carnivores will love the Pok Choy Mushroom Dumplings ( ` 380).
Roasted Chilean seabass had a caramelised marinade of Chinkiang black vinegar syrup, mustard and soy and was accompanied by a salad of chickpeas, shallots and ginger.