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Hangchow

[hang-chou; Chinese hahng-joh] /ˈhæŋˈtʃaʊ; Chinese ˈhɑŋˈdʒoʊ/
noun
1.
Older Spelling. Hangzhou.
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Hangchow

noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Hangzhou

Hangzhou

/ˈhæŋˈdʒəʊ/
noun
1.
a port in E China, capital of Zhejiang province, on Hangzhou Bay (an inlet of the East China Sea), at the foot of the Eye of Heaven Mountains: regarded by Marco Polo as the finest city in the world; seat of two universities (1927, 1959). Pop: 1 955 000 (2005 est)
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