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 chéng shì city / town / CL:座[zuo4]
 chéng zhèn town / cities and towns
 shì jǐng marketplace / town / the street (urban milieu) / the haunts of the common people
 jí zhèn town
 jù luò settlement / dwelling place / town / village
 chéng city walls / city / town / CL:座[zuo4],道[dao4],個|个[ge4]
 zhèn variant of 鎮|镇[zhen4] / town
 jiē shang on the street / in town
 xiǎo zhèn small town / village
 Sān xiá Three Gorges on the Chang Jiang or Yangtze, namely: Qutang Gorge 瞿塘峽|瞿塘峡[Qu1 tang2 Xia2], Wuxia Gorge 巫峽|巫峡[Wu1 Xia2] and Xiling Gorge 西陵峽|西陵峡[Xi1 ling2 Xia2] / Sanxia or Sanhsia town in New Taipei City 新北市[Xin1 bei3 shi4], Taiwan
 gōng jiāo chē public transport vehicle / town bus / CL:輛|辆[liang4]
 xiàn chéng county seat / county town
 jìn chéng to go to town / to enter a big city (to live or work)
 xiǎo chéng small town
 Cháo zhōu Chaozhou prefecture-level city in Guangdong 廣東省|广东省[Guang3 dong1 sheng3] / Chaochou town in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan
 chéng shì guī huà town planning
 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
 lǐ rén person from the same village, town or province / peasant (derog.) / (of a school of thought etc) follower
 Běi dǒu Great Bear / Big Dipper / Peitou town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhang1 hua4 xian4], Taiwan
 tóng xiāng person from the same village, town, or province
 A1 lún Aalen, town in Germany
 Yán shuǐ Yanshui town in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan
 zhèn zhǎng town headman / mayor (of small town or village) / bailiff
 Tián zhōng Tienchung town in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhang1 hua4 xian4], Taiwan / Tanaka (Japanese surname)
 zhòng zhèn strategic town
 xiāng lǐ one's home town or village
 fǎn xiāng to return to one's home town
 Bù dài pouch / sack / bag / Budai (the Laughing Buddha) / Budai or Putai town in Chiayi county 嘉義縣|嘉义县[Jia1 yi4 xian4], west Taiwan
 biān chéng border town / remote town
 Zhōu zhuāng Zhouzhuang, old canal town between Shanghai and Suzhou, tourist attraction
 Chéng guān zhèn Chengguan town (common place name)
 shì jí fair / market (in a public place) / small town
 shì zhèn small town
 Shā tián Sha Tin town in New Territories, Hong Kong
西 Guān xī Kansai region, Japan / Guanxi or Kuanhsi town in Hsinchu County 新竹縣|新竹县[Xin1 zhu2 Xian4], northwest Taiwan
 Máo tái Maotai town in Renhuai county, Guizhou / Maotai liquor 茅臺酒|茅台酒
 Jīn bǎo Campbell (name) / Kampar, town in the state of Perak, Malaysia
 Niǔ lún bǎo Nürnberg or Nuremberg, town in Bavaria, Germany
 huāng jiāo desolate area outside a town
 dǔ chéng casino town / nickname for Las Vegas
西 Xī gòng Saigon, capital of former South Vietnam / Sai Kung town in New Territories, Hong Kong
 Lì jiāng gǔ chéng Lijiang old town (in Yunnan)
 Dà lín Dalin or Talin town in Chiayi county 嘉義縣|嘉义县[Jia1 yi4 xian4], west Taiwan
 zì jiā rén sb with whom one is on familiar terms / sb from the same place (same house, same town etc) / one of us
 Yì zhuāng Yizhuang town in Beijing municipality
 chuī xiāo to play the xiao 簫|箫[xiao1] (mouth organ) / to beg while playing pipes / cf politician Wu Zixu 伍子胥[Wu3 Zi3 xu1], c. 520 BC destitute refugee in Wu town, 吳市吹簫|吴市吹箫[Wu2 shi4 chui1 xiao1] / to busk / virtuoso piper wins a beauty, cf 玉人吹簫|玉人吹箫[yu4 ren2 chui1 xiao1] / (slang) fellatio / blowjob
 Xīn táng Xintang, common town or village name / Xintang village in Guangdong province
 Bō ēn Bonn, a small town on the Rhine, Cold War capital of West Germany 1949-1990
 zhāo yáo guò shì to parade oneself ostentatiously about town (idiom)
 Wǔ Zǐ xū Wu Zixu (-484 BC), powerful politician in Wu / famous as destitute refugee begging in Wu town, cf 吳市吹簫|吴市吹箫
 Fèng huáng Gǔ chéng Fenghuang Ancient Town, in Fenghuang County, Xiangxi Prefecture, Hunan, added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List in 2008 in the Cultural category
 Bái dì chéng Baidi town in Chongqing 重慶|重庆, north of the Changjiang, an important tourist attraction
 Yīng gē Yingge or Yingko town in New Taipei City 新北市[Xin1 bei3 shi4], Taiwan
 Kāi pǔ dūn Cape Town (city in South Africa)
 Hǔ mén Zhèn Humen Town, also known as Taiping 太平[Tai4 ping2], a town within Dongguan prefecture-level city 東莞市|东莞市[Dong1 guan3 shi4], Guangdong
 wèi xīng chéng "satellite" town / edge city / exurb
 Xiǎo tāng shān Xiaotangshan town in Beijing municipality
 Yī yún Evian, mineral water company / Évian-les-Bains, resort and spa town in south-eastern France
 Xīn dū qiáo Xinduqiao town in Dartsendo county 康定縣|康定县[Kang1 ding4 xian4], Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture, Sichuan
 Gāng shān Kangshan town in Kaohsiung county 高雄縣|高雄县[Gao1 xiong2 xian4], southwest Taiwan / Okayama prefecture in southwest of Japan's main island Honshū / 本州[Ben3 zhou1]
 Bù lǐ Puli, town in Nantou county 南投縣|南投县[Nan2 tou2 xian4], central Taiwan
 Běi tún Beitun city or town in Altay prefecture 阿勒泰地區|阿勒泰地区[A1 le4 tai4 di4 qu1], Xinjiang
 sǐ chéng ghost town
 wàn rén kōng xiàng the multitudes come out from everywhere, emptying every alleyway (to celebrate) / the whole town turns out
 Nán ān pǔ dūn Southampton, town in south England
 Bù lǔ rì Bruges (Dutch Brugge), medieval town in Belgium
 Zhāng mù Dram (Chinese Zhangmu), town at Tibet-Nepal border
 shì yì yuán town councilor / city councilor / alderman
 Kūn yáng Kunyang town and former county in Yunnan
 fān zhèn lit. fence town / buffer region (between enemies) / Tang dynasty system of provincial administration under a provincial governor 節度使|节度使[jie2 du4 shi3]
 Ruì fāng Ruifang or Juifang town in New Taipei City 新北市[Xin1 bei3 shi4], Taiwan
 xīn shì zhèn new town / planned community
 Cháo zhōu Chaozhou or Teochew, a town near Guangdong, with famous cuisine / Chaozhou, variant of Minnan dialect 閩南語|闽南语[Min3 nan2 yu3] spoken in east Guangdong
 hào tè nomadic camp / town or village (Mongolian: khot)
 Páng péi Pompeium, Roman town in Bay of Naples destroyed by eruption of Vesuvius in 79 / Pompey (Roman general)
 běn bù this city / this town
 jiē tán xiàng yì the talk of the town (idiom)
 Bù lái dùn Brighton, town in England
 Zhōu zhuāng Zhèn Zhouzhuang, old canal town between Shanghai and Suzhou, tourist attraction
 Jīn shā zhèn Chinsha town in Kinmen County 金門縣|金门县[Jin1 men2 xian4] (Kinmen or Quemoy islands), Taiwan
 xiāng country or countryside / native place / home village or town / township (PRC administrative unit)
 zhèn to press down / to calm / to subdue / to suppress / to guard / garrison / small town / to cool or chill (food or drinks)
 mǎn chéng fēng yǔ lit. wind and rain through the town (idiom) / fig. a big scandal / an uproar / the talk of the town
 Wú shì chuī xiāo to beg while playing the xiao 箫 / (mouth organ) / cf Wu Zixu 伍子胥, destitute refugee from Chu 楚, busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician
 chuī xiāo qǐ shí to beg while playing the xiao 箫 / (mouth organ) / cf Wu Zixu 伍子胥, destitute refugee from Chu 楚, busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician
 shè shǔ chéng hú lit. rat in a country shrine, fox on town walls / fig. unprincipled thugs who abuse others' power to bully and exploit people
 Páng bèi Pompeii, ancient Roman town near Naples, Italy
 A1 lā sī Arras, town in northern France
 Nǎ qū Nagchu town and prefecture in central Tibet
 Hā lì fǎ kè sī Halifax (name) / Halifax city, capital of Nova Scotia, Canada / Halifax, town in West Yorkshire, England
 Yí shān former Yishan county and town, now called Yizhou 宜州[Yi2 zhou1] in Hechi 河池[He2 chi2], Guangxi
 lǎo chéng old town / old district of a city
 Jīn shā Jinsha county in Bijie prefecture 畢節地區|毕节地区[Bi4 jie2 di4 qu1], Guizhou / Chinsha town in Kinmen County 金門縣|金门县[Jin1 men2 xian4] (Kinmen or Quemoy islands), Taiwan
 Lóu lán ancient oasis town of Kroraina or Loulan on the Silk road near Lop Nor 羅布泊|罗布泊, modern Xinjiang
 Bái hé Baihe County in Ankang 安康[An1 kang1], Shaanxi / Paiho town in Tainan County 台南縣|台南县[Tai2 nan2 xian4], Taiwan
 Tōng xiāo Tongxiao or Tunghsiao town in Miaoli county 苗栗縣|苗栗县[Miao2 li4 xian4], northwest Taiwan
 dà jí lǐng Darjeeling, town in India
 bù léi sī tè Brest, westernmost town in France
 Dìng rì Tingri town and county, Tibetan: Ding ri rdzong, in Shigatse prefecture, central Tibet
 Jiāng zī Gyangzê / town and county, Tibetan: Rgyal rtse, in Shigatse prefecture, Tibet
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