[foo-chou; Chinese foo-joh]
- Older Spelling. Fuzhou.
- Also called Northern Min. a dialect of Chinese spoken in and around Foochow.
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Examples from the Web for foochow
There we separated from our faithful Wu and sent him to his home in Foochow.Camps and Trails in China
Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
The pastor thought it was two or three hundred miles inland from Foochow.John Wesley, Jr.
Dan B. Brummitt
One of the most prominent men in Foochow during the latter half of the last century was Mr. Ahok, a wealthy Chinese merchant.
Diong Chio (her servant, who accompanied her) wishes very much to go back to Foochow.
During the hot summer months Mr. Ahok had grown steadily weaker, and he died almost three months before his wife reached Foochow.
- a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Fuzhou
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