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Taku

[tah-koo] /ˈtɑˈku/
noun
1.
Wade-Giles. Dagu.
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  • From the deck of the vessel, near Taku Inlet, forty-five glaciers may be counted.

    The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.
  • Taku wasn't able to visit me so often, for he had his mother and young brothers to kill for.

    The Trail Book Mary Austin
  • The Taku River enters the head of the inlet a little to the east of the glaciers, coming from beyond the main coast range.

    Travels in Alaska John Muir
  • The day on which I crossed the lake to Taku City was most glorious.

  • Again Taku shook his head, and gazed thoughtfully into the fire.

    If Any Man Sin H. A. Cody
  • As to the Taku Forts, I believe they will be taken just as easily as they were last time.

    With the Allies to Pekin George Alfred Henty
  • Nance and Quabee sat in the bottom, while Martin and Taku used the paddles.

    If Any Man Sin H. A. Cody
  • It is either that or else troops must have come up from Taku.

    With the Allies to Pekin George Alfred Henty
  • We know that the Taku Forts have been taken, and the Chinese may be willing to hold their hands until they see the result.

    With the Allies to Pekin George Alfred Henty
  • I wish you would tell me, Rex said, all about the capture of the Taku Forts.

    With the Allies to Pekin George Alfred Henty

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