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1. nanjing, nanking

a city in eastern China on the Yangtze River; a former capital of China; the scene of a Japanese massacre in the 1930s

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A city of east-central China on the Yangtze River northwest of Shanghai. An imperial capital and an early capital of the Republic of China, it was the site of a massacre by invading Japanese forces in 1937. The city is now the capital of Jiangsu province.

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