Definition of Nanjing in English:

Nanjing

(also Nanking)

proper noun

  • A city in eastern China, on the Yangtze River, capital of Jiangsu province; population 4,105,400 (est. 2006). It was the capital of various ruling dynasties and of China from 1368 until replaced by Beijing in 1421.

Pronunciation:

Nanjing

/nanˈdʒɪŋ/