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tuchun

[doo-jyn] /ˈduˈdʒün/
noun, Chinese History
1.
the title of a military governor of a province during the period 1916–28.
2.
a war lord.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; < Chinese (Wade-Giles) tu1 chün1, (pinyin) dūjūn literally, oversee troops
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tuchun

/tuːˈtʃuːn/
noun
1.
(formerly) a Chinese military governor or warlord
Word Origin
from Chinese, from tu to superintend + chün troops
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