Hong Kong

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hong Kong formerly a Crown Colony on the coast of southern China in Guangdong province; leased by China to Britain in 1842 and returned in 1997; one of the world's leading commercial centers
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Quotations

  • Jim Rohn
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    “Service to many leads to greatness-great respect, great satisfaction. Success is not having to wait until someone goes to Hong Kong before you get a camera.”
  • Vita Sackville-West
    Vita Sackville-West
    “Travel is the most private of pleasures. There is no greater bore than the travel bore. We do not in the least want to hear what he has seen in Hong-Kong.”

Usage

In literature:

Once more they were off Hong Kong.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
Our Asiatic squadron is ordered from Hong Kong.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
I had a second bout of fever at Hong Kong.
"Sketches of Our Life at Sarawak" by Harriette McDougall
From Nagasaki, in following our proposed course, we sail for Hong Kong, through the Yellow and Chinese seas, a distance of eleven hundred miles.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
We reached the northern point of Luzon without mishap, and stood away with a heavy cross-sea for Hong Kong, arriving on January 4th, 1879.
"In Eastern Seas" by J. J. Smith
Hong Kong, 89, 91; offers assistance, 34.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
Hong Kong signifies "good harbor" in Chinese, and the name is well applied.
"Due West" by Maturin Murray Ballou
Theoretically there were no slaves in Hong-Kong, which is British territory, but in reality the city was full of them.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
Here also telegraph bulletins concerning the Spanish war, dated London, Hong Kong, and Madrid, hung on the walls of the post-office.
"The Trail of the Goldseekers" by Hamlin Garland
By the Pacific Railroad, Hong Kong via New York is only forty days distant from London.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 122, December, 1867" by Various
His name is better known in Hong-Kong now than it is in Springvale.
"The Price of the Prairie" by Margaret Hill McCarter
Owners' orders will be waitin' fur me when we get to Hong Kong.
"Doubloons--and the Girl" by John Maxwell Forbes
Even near the margins of the zone the ranges are less than 25 deg., as at Calcutta, Hong-Kong, Rio de Janeiro and Khartum.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
Hawaii, Hong Kong, for 34c.
"Harper's Round Table, October 1, 1895" by Various
Hawaii, Hong Kong, for 34c.
"Harper's Round Table, October 15, 1895" by Various
Hawaii, Hong Kong, for 34c.
"Harper's Round Table, October 29, 1895" by Various
One day the warship ran close to a big trading brig bound for Hong-Kong.
"At the Fall of Port Arthur" by Edward Stratemeyer
There is also fairly frequent communication between Sandakan and Hong-Kong, a journey of four days' steaming.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
Later he became consul general for the English government at Hong Kong, China.
"The Story of Our Hymns" by Ernest Edwin Ryden
The son had a post in Hong-Kong.
"The Stolen Statesman" by William Le Queux
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In poetry:

"Whang fun li,
Tang hua ki,
Hong Kong do ra me!
Ah sin lo,
Pan to fo,
Tsing up chin leute!"
"Chingery Wangery Chan" by Louisa May Alcott
There was an Old Man of Hong Kong,
Who never did anything wrong.
He lay on his back,
With his head in a sack,
That innocuous Old Man of Hong Kong.
"Limerick: There was an Old Man of Hong Kong" by Edward Lear
One night off Hong Kong the wind was so strong
That fast to the mast I was pinned
So I made the ship stop, got a peppermint drop
And I very soon shifted the wind.
"The Sailor" by Billy Bennett
Aye!Scorflufus had struck!
At man, beast, and duck.
And the knees of the world went Bong!
Some knees went Ping!
Other knees turned to string
From Balham to old Hong Kong.
"Scorflufus" by Spike Milligan
Apes and ivory, skulls and roses, in junks of old Hong-Kong,
Gliding over a sea of dreams to a haunted shore of song,
Masts of gold and sails of satin, shimmering out of the East,
O, Love has little need of you now to make his heart a feast.
"Apes And Ivory" by Alfred Noyes

In news:

Japanese Women lose out to Hong Kong in global life expectancy.
At the Hong Kong convention, a group of five 18 year-olds dressed as ninjas from the Japanese video game Tenchu posed for photographers.
Above, a currency exchange outlet in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong to expand testing to include meat products imported from China.
Chocolates of British chocolate maker Cadbury are displayed for sell at a supermarket in Hong Kong.
Tung Chee-hwa, Hong Kong's new boss, seems to want to run the territory as he would a family business.
Asia's richest man dominates Hong Kong and holds the keys to China, but it's his brilliant tech investments, including Facebook, Siri and Spotify, that have turned heads recently.
Hong Kong markets pull Nestle milk powder .
A file photo showing former Mongolian President Nambaryn Enkhbayar, during an interview in Hong Kong in 2008.
A Media Asia Distribution (in Hong Kong) release of a Media Asia Films, Sil-Metropole Organization presentation of a Milkyway Image production.
(International sales: Media Asia Distribution, Hong Kong.
Quasar's subsidiary, A-Cent Aviation, Inc, has executed a Memorandum of Understanding with Wingspan International of Hong Kong to place students from China in flight training programs that will lead to certification as Commercial Pilots.
Hong Kong's Not off the Peg.
The Sam Peckinpah of Hong Kong cinema, Chang Cheh brought a new level of explicitness to on-screen violence while developing a balletic personal style.
Australian Deborah Roach out-maneuvered her competitors to win first place in her division at last week's International Pole Championship in Hong Kong.
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In science:

Singapore, New Jersey, London, Hong Kong, p.113.
Testing non-Gaussianity in CMB Maps by Morphological Statistic
World Scientific, Singapore — New Jersey — London — Hong Kong, 1995.
Formal Test Purposes and The Validity of Test Cases
Strominger, A., Baby Universes, in Quantum Cosmology and Baby Universes, Proceedings of the Jerusalem Winter School for Theoretical Physics, Coleman, S., Hartle, J. B., Piran, T. and Weinberg, S. (Eds.), World Scientific, Singapore-London-Hong Kong (1991).
`Iconoclastic', Categorical Quantum Gravity
Theory of Orlicz spaces, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, Bassel and Hong Kong.
H{\"o}lder continuity of random processes
Malcolmson: Gr¨obner-Shirshov bases for relations of a Lie algebra and its enveloping algebra, Algebra and Combinatorics (Hong Kong), Springer, Singapore, 47-54 (1999).
Groebner-Shirshov Bases for Lie Algebras: after A. I. Shirshov
The work of T. H. was supported by the General Research Fund grant number HKU 701808P of the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Solar system tests of Ho\v{r}ava-Lifshitz gravity
Wang, “Optimal Power Control under Interference Temperature Constraints in Cognitive Radio Network,” IEEE Wireless Communications & Networking Conference, Hong Kong, Mar.
On the Fundamental Limits of Interweaved Cognitive Radios
Department of Physics and Center for Theoretical and Computational Physics, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam Road, Hong Kong, P. R.
Galactic rotation curves in modified gravity with non-minimal coupling between matter and geometry
This work is supported by an RGC grant of the government of the Hong Kong SAR.
Galactic rotation curves in modified gravity with non-minimal coupling between matter and geometry
This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant No. 11004147 and the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province under Grant No. BK2010211. S. Du was supported by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council.
Anti-mirror effect: A perfect lens brings a brighter feature
Research was partially supported by Hong Kong Research Grants Council under grant HKUST6088 / 01E.
Restricted Value Iteration: Theory and Algorithms
Science Press, Beijing; Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, London, Paris, Tokyo, Hong Kong.
Exact Multivariate Tests - A New Effective Principle of Controlled Model Choice
He has spent visiting periods at the Smart Antennas Research Group of Stanford University, and at the Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology).
Locally Most Powerful Invariant Tests for Correlation and Sphericity of Gaussian Vectors
The author was supported by the Hong Hong Research Grants Council under RGC Pro ject No. 603110 and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology under DAG S09/10.
5th Force and Quark Mixing
Essays on Mirror Manifolds (International Press, Hong Kong, 1992).
Target Space Duality in String Theory
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