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Hong Kong

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Definition one of the world's leading commercial centers on the coast of southern China; formerly an English colony; leased by China to Britain in 1842 and returned in 1997
  • Governance of Hong Kong was transferred from Britain to China in 1997.
Hong Kong = one of the world's leading commercial centers on the coast of southern China; formerly an English colony; leased by China to Britain in 1842 and returned in 1997
  • Get the Hong Kong investors who are willing to sink some bucks into American ingenuity.
    Amy Tan  --  The Joy Luck Club
  • Hong Kong = one of the world's leading commercial centers on the coast of southern China; formerly an English colony; leased by China to Britain in 1842 and returned in 1997
  • Hong Kong was a needle and meat market.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Hong Kong = one of the world's leading commercial centers on the coast of southern China;
  • I realized that in Hong Kong, I had come to a place where everyone believed he could change his situation, his fate, no more staying stuck with your circumstances.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter's Daughter
  • Hong Kong = one of the world's leading commercial centers on the coast of southern China; formerly an English colony; leased by China to Britain in 1842 and returned in 1997
  • Sources in Washington claim that the assassin known as Jason Bourne was hunted down and killed in Hong Kong five years ago in a joint British-American operation.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Hong Kong = one of the world's leading commercial centers on the coast of southern China; formerly an English colony; leased by China to Britain in 1842 and returned in 1997
  • Hong Kong has beaten Macao in the struggle for the Chinese trade, and now the greater part of the transportation of Chinese goods finds its depot at the former place.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Hong Kong = one of the world's leading commercial centers on the coast of southern China
  • All the newscasts spoke of John Bradley's passing, and we received clippings from as far away as Johannesburg, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • We could make it look like a private donation from a businessman in Hong Kong.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • She was wearing a Minnie Mouse T-shirt and the kind of embroidered trousers you used to see Chinese women wearing in Hong Kong.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • And I'm talking with some big pen and pencil companies in Hong Kong and Japan about a deal that could be worth some really big money.
    Andrew Clements  --  Frindle
  • Then; seem to be a million of them— Korean Students Association, one for the Japanese, one for students from Hong Kong.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • I was barefoot and robeless and felt a chill pass through the Hong Kong polyester of my pajamas.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • How we could perhaps meet again, in an interesting place like Hong Kong, or Kyoto.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • One of Peter's students was from Hong Kong, so I had him go to the map, pick out his country, then let Peter tell about the country.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • I believe we even met once, at the Hong Kong drug symposium two years ago.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • She would say one of the labs in Hong Kong or Switzerland or at UCLA had made a breakthrough.
    Ted Dekker  --  Red: The Heroic Rescue
  • Say, Andy, remember when Rob was tryin' to go with that exchange student from Hong Kong because she was so good in math?
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger
  • Hong Kong P.S. I am 15 years old but look younger.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • We can catch a ride to Hong Kong on a military transport heading out.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • I mean, I been to Benning and Polk and Seoul and Hong Kong.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato

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