Definition of Chongqing in US English:

Chongqing

(also Chungking)

proper noun

  • A city in Sichuan province, in central China, on the Yangtze River; population 4,776,000 (est. 2006). It was the capital of China from 1938 to 1946.

Pronunciation

Chongqing

/ˌtʃʊŋˈtʃɪŋ//ˌCHo͝oNGˈCHiNG/