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Fatshan

[faht-shahn]
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noun
  1. Older Spelling. Foshan.
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Historical Examples

  • Next an attack was delivered on the Chinese headquarters at Fatshan.

    A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year

    Edwin Emerson

  • The rest were pursued for seven miles, till the British boats found themselves almost in the middle of the large city of Fatshan.

  • The Commodore's boat was Assault on Fatshan sunk and several others had to be abandoned.

  • To the south of Canton, one of the numerous creeks of that river runs up to the city of Fatshan.

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British Dictionary definitions for fatshan

Fatshan

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