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Chao'an

[Chinese chou-ahn] /Chinese ˈtʃaʊˈɑn/
noun, Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
1.
former name of Chaozhou.
Also, Chaoan.
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Chaoan

/ˈtʃaʊˈɑːn/
noun
1.
the former name of Chaozhou
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Chao'an

city, eastern Guangdong sheng (province), China. It is located at the head of the delta of the Han River, some 25 miles (40 km) north of Shantou (Swatow).

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