zhou en-lai

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Zhou En-lai (Chou En-lai) [(joh en-leye)]

A Chinese political leader of the twentieth century. Zhou was a founder of the Chinese Communist party and an ally of Mao Zedong. As China's premier, he helped establish closer relations between his country and Western nations in the 1970s.

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zhou en-lai

noun
Chinese revolutionary and communist leader (1898-1976) 
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