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Foochow

[foo-chou; Chinese foo-joh] /ˈfuˈtʃaʊ; Chinese ˈfuˈdʒoʊ/
noun
1.
Older Spelling. Fuzhou.
2.
Also called Northern Min. a dialect of Chinese spoken in and around Foochow.
Compare Min.
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British Dictionary definitions for Foochow

Foochow

/ˈfuːˈtʃaʊ/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Fuzhou

Fuzhou

/ˈfuːˈdʒəʊ/
noun
1.
a port in SE China, capital of Fujian province on the Min Jiang: one of the original five treaty ports (1842). Pop: 1 398 000 (2005 est)
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