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    Hong - (n.) A mercantile establishment or factory for foreign trade in China, as formerly at Canton; a succession of offices connected by a common passage and used for business or storage.
    Hong - (v. t. & i.) To hang.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Aphthong - (n.) A letter, or a combination of letters, employed in spelling a word, but in the pronunciation having no sound.
    Balachong - (n.) A condiment formed of small fishes or shrimps, pounded up with salt and spices, and then dried. It is much esteemed in China.
    Diphthong - (n.) A coalition or union of two vowel sounds pronounced in one syllable; as, ou in out, oi in noise; -- called a proper diphthong.
    Diphthong - (n.) A vowel digraph; a union of two vowels in the same syllable, only one of them being sounded; as, ai in rain, eo in people; -- called an improper diphthong.
    Diphthong - (v. t.) To form or pronounce as a diphthong; diphthongize.
    Diphthongal - (a.) Relating or belonging to a diphthong; having the nature of a diphthong.
    Diphthongalize - (v. t.) To make into a diphthong; to pronounce as a diphthong.
    Diphthongation - (n.) See Diphthongization.
    Diphthongic - (a.) Of the nature of diphthong; diphthongal.
    Diphthongization - (n.) The act of changing into a diphthong.
    Diphthongize - (v. t. & i.) To change into a diphthong, as by affixing another vowel to a simple vowel.
    Monophthong - (n.) A single uncompounded vowel sound.
    Monophthong - (n.) A combination of two written vowels pronounced as one; a digraph.
    Monophthongal - (a.) Consisting of, or pertaining to, a monophthong.
    Phthongal - (a.) Formed into, or characterized by, voice; vocalized; -- said of all the vowels and the semivowels, also of the vocal or sonant consonants g, d, b, l, r, v, z, etc.
    Phthongal - (n.) A vocalized element or letter.
    Phthongometer - (n.) An instrument for measuring vocal sounds.
    Pouchong - (n.) A superior kind of souchong tea.
    Sea thongs - () A kind of blackish seaweed (Himanthalia lorea) found on the northern coasts of the Atlantic. It has a thonglike forking process rising from a top-shaped base.
    Soochong - (n.) Same as Souchong.
    Sooshong - (n.) See Souchong.
    Souchong - (n.) A kind of black tea of a fine quality.
    Thong - (n.) A strap of leather; especially, one used for fastening anything.
    Triphthong - (n.) A combination of three vowel sounds in a single syllable, forming a simple or compound sound; also, a union of three vowel characters, representing together a single sound; a trigraph; as, eye, -ieu in adieu, -eau in beau, are examples of triphthongs.
    Triphthongal - (a.) Of or pertaining to a triphthong; consisting of three vowel sounds pronounced together in a single syllable.
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Diphthong - n. Two written or spoken vowels pronounced in one syllable (as in coin, loud, toy). [greek phthoggos voice]
    Thong - n. Narrow strip of hide or leather. [old english]

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