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 yuán lái original / former / originally / formerly / at first / so, actually, as it turns out
 yǐ qián before / formerly / previous / ago
 yǐ wǎng in the past / formerly
 cóng qián previously / formerly / once upon a time
 xī rì formerly / in olden days
 xiàng variant of 向[xiang4] / direction / orientation / to face / to turn toward / to / towards / shortly before / formerly
 zài qián ahead / formerly / in the past
 zài xiān to come first / previous / prior / beforehand / first / formerly
 qián front / forward / ahead / first / top (followed by a number) / future / ago / before / BC (e.g. 前293年) / former / formerly
宿 sù xī formerly / in the past
 Chóng qìng Chongqing city (Chungking), formerly in Sichuan province, a municipality since 1997, short name 渝[Yu2]
 Fú zhōu Fuzhou prefecture-level city and capital of Fujian province in east China / formerly known as Foochow or Fuchow
 wǎng cháng habitually (in the past) / as one used to do formerly / as it used to be
 Jiāng běi Jiangbei district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan / Chongqing's main airport / Jiangbei district of Ningbo city 寧波市|宁波市[Ning2 bo1 shi4], Zhejiang
 Xiāng gé lǐ lā Shangri-La (mythical location) / Shangri-La town and county in Dêqên or Diqing Tibetan autonomous prefecture 迪慶藏族自治州|迪庆藏族自治州[Di2 qing4 Zang4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], northwest Yunnan / formerly Gyeltang or Gyalthang, Chinese 中甸[Zhong1 dian4] in Tibetan province of Kham
 Zhōu shān Zhoushan prefecture level city in Zhejiang (consisting solely of islands) / formerly Dinghai 定海
 Nán àn Nananqu district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Jīn píng méi Jinpingmei or the Golden Lotus (1617), Ming dynasty vernacular novel, formerly notorious and banned for its sexual content
 Tǎ ěr sì Kumbum (Chinese Ta'er), monastery in Qinhai, formerly Amdo province of Tibet
 gēng to change or replace / to experience / one of the five two-hour periods into which the night was formerly divided / watch (e.g. of a sentry or guard)
 A1 bà zhōu Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture (Tibetan: rnga ba bod rigs cha'ng rigs rang skyong khul, formerly in Kham province of Tibet), northwest Sichuan, capital Barkam 馬爾康鎮|马尔康镇[Ma3 er3 kang1 zhen4]
 Gān zī zhōu Garze or Kandze, Tibetan autonomous prefecture (Tibetan: dkar mdzes bod rigs rang skyong khul), formerly in Kham province of Tibet, present Sichuan
 gū Manchurian wild rice (Zizania latifolia), now rare in the wild, formerly harvested for its grain, now mainly cultivated for its edible stem known as 茭白筍[jiao1 bai2 sun3], which is swollen by a smut fungus / (variant of 菇[gu1]) mushroom
 Shùn yì Shunyi district of Beijing, formerly Shunyi county
 Wū shān Wushan county in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Dà zú Dazu suburban county in Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Píng gǔ Pinggu rural district of Beijing, formerly Pinggu county
 Qīn nài Chennai, capital of southeast Indian state Tamil Nadu 泰米爾納德邦|泰米尔纳德邦[Tai4 mi3 er3 Na4 de2 bang1] / formerly called Madras 馬德拉斯|马德拉斯[Ma3 de2 la1 si1]
 Tōng zhōu Tongzhou district east of Beijing, formerly Tong county / Tongzhou county level city in Nantong 南通[Nan2 tong1], Jiangsu
 A1 bà Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture (Tibetan: rnga ba bod rigs cha'ng rigs rang skyong khul, formerly in Kham province of Tibet), northwest Sichuan, capital Barkam 馬爾康鎮|马尔康镇[Ma3 er3 kang1 zhen4] / also Ngawa county
 Gān zī Garze or Kandze, capital of Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘孜藏族自治州[Gan1 zi1 Zang4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], formerly in Kham province of Tibet, present Sichuan
 jìng shān Cheng San (precinct in Ang Mo Kio, Singapore) / Cheng Shan GRC, formerly (until the 1997 elections) a group representation constituency (electoral division) in Singapore
 Lā bǔ lèng sì Labrang monastery, Tibetan: bLa-brang bkra-shis-'khyil, in Xiahe county 夏河縣|夏河县[Xia4 he2 xian4], Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Gansu, formerly Amdo province of Tibet
 mǐ formerly used for the chemical elements americium 鎇|镅[mei2] and osmium 鋨|锇[e2]
 xiàng variant of 向, direction / orientation / to face / to turn toward / to / towards / shortly before / formerly / to side with / to be partial to / all along (previously)
 Chóng qìng shì Chongqing city, formerly in Sichuan province, a municipality since 1997, short name 渝[Yu2]
 Fáng shān qū Fangshan district of Beijing, formerly Fangshan county
 Fú zhōu shì Fuzhou prefecture-level city and capital of Fujian province in east China / formerly known as Foochow or Fuchow
 hán gems or pearls formerly put into the mouth of a corpse
 Tài mǐ ěr Nà dé bāng Tamil Nadu, southeast Indian state, capital Chennai 欽奈|钦奈[Qin1 nai4] / formerly Madras state 馬德拉斯邦|马德拉斯邦[Ma3 de2 la1 si1 bang1]
 Yǒng chuān qū Yongchuan suburban district of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 zào black / police runners, from the black clothes formerly worn by them
 Jiǔ lóng pō Jiulongpo district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Jiǔ lóng pō qū Jiulongpo district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Nèi bǐ dū Naypyidaw or Nay Pyi Taw, jungle capital of Myanmar (Burma) since November 2005, 300 km north of Rangoon and 300 km south of Mandalay / formerly called Pyinmana 彬馬那|彬马那
 Jiā lǐ níng gé lè Kaliningrad, town on Baltic now in Russian republic / formerly Königsberg, capital of East Prussia
 Běi bèi Beibei district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Běi bèi qū Beibei district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Nán àn qū Nananqu district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Nán chuān Nanchuan district of Fuling suburbs of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Nán chuān qū Nanchuan district of Fuling suburbs of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Kǎ nà tǎ kè bāng Karnataka, southwest Indian state, capital Bangalore 班加羅爾|班加罗尔[Ban1 jia1 luo2 er3] / formerly Mysore
 Hé chuān Hechuan suburban district of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Hé chuān qū Hechuan suburban district of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Chéng kǒu Chengkou county in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Chéng kǒu xiàn Chengkou county in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Diàn jiāng Dianjiang county in Fuling suburbs of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Diàn jiāng xiàn Dianjiang county in Fuling suburbs of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Xià hé Xiahe county in Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘南藏族自治州[Gan1 nan2 Zang4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Gansu, formerly Amdo province of Tibet
 Xià hé xiàn Xiahe county in Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘南藏族自治州[Gan1 nan2 Zang4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Gansu, formerly Amdo province of Tibet
 Dà dù kǒu Dadukou district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Dà dù kǒu qū Dadukou district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Dà xīng qū Daxing district of Beijing, formerly Daxing county
 Dà zú xiàn Dazu suburban county in Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Fèng jié Fengjie county in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Fèng jié Xiàn Fengjie County in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Níng ěr Hā ní zú Yí zú Zì zhì xiàn Ning'er Hani and Yi Autonomous County in Yunnan, capital Pu'er city 普洱市[Pu3 er3 shi4] / formerly Pu'er Hani and Yi autonomous county
 Wū shān xiàn Wushan county in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Wū xī Wushi county in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Wū xī xiàn Wushi county in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Bā nán Banan district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Bā nán qū Banan district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Píng gǔ qū Pinggu rural district of Beijing, formerly Pinggu county
 Zhāng jiā jiè Zhangjiajie prefecture level city in Hunan, formerly Dayong 大庸[Da4 yong1]
 Zhōng xiàn Zhong county in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
怀 Huái róu qū Huairou rural district of Beijing municipality, formerly Huairou county
 Fáng dì měi Freddie Mac, US mortgage company / formerly Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp.
 Fáng shān Fangshan district of Beijing, formerly Fangshan county
 Xīn běi shì New Taipei City, administrative district in north Taiwan, formerly 臺北縣|台北县[Tai2 bei3 xian4]
 Chāng píng Changping district of Beijing, formerly Changping county
 Chāng píng qū Changping district of Beijing, formerly Changping county
 Liáng píng Liangping county in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Liáng píng xiàn Liangping county in Wanzhou suburbs of north Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Róng chāng Rongchang suburban county in Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Róng chāng xiàn Rongchang suburban county in Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Wǔ shuǐ the Wu river in Hunan and Guangdong / formerly Shuang river 瀧水|泷水
 Wǔ xī Wu river in Hunan and Guangdong / formerly Shuang river 瀧水|泷水
谿 wǔ xī variant of 武溪, Wu river in Hunan and Guangdong / formerly Shuang river 瀧水|泷水
 Wǔ lóng Wulong county in Fuling suburbs of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Wǔ lóng xiàn Wulong county in Fuling suburbs of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Yǒng chuān Yongchuan suburban district of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Jiāng běi qū Jiangbei district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan / Chongqing's main airport / Jiangbei district of Ningbo city 寧波市|宁波市[Ning2 bo1 shi4], Zhejiang
 Jiāng jīn Jiangjin suburban district of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Jiāng jīn qū Jiangjin suburban district of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Shā píng bà Shapingba district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Shā píng bà qū Shapingba district of central Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Tài mǐ ěr Nà dé Tamil Nadu, southeast Indian state, capital Chennai 欽奈|钦奈[Qin1 nai4] / formerly Madras state 馬德拉斯邦|马德拉斯邦[Ma3 de2 la1 si1 bang1]
 Fú líng Fuling suburbs of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Fú líng qū Fuling suburban district of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
 Fú líng dì qū Fuling suburbs of Chongqing municipality, formerly in Sichuan
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