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Foshan

[fuhsh-ahn]
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noun
  1. Pinyin, Wade-Giles. a city in S central Guangdong province, in SE China, near Canton.
Also Fatshan.
Formerly Nanhai.
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  • Foshan is a town in the neighbourhood of Canton, and happened to be the scene of Colonel Chesney's ill usage.

    The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2

    Thomas de Quincey


British Dictionary definitions for foshan

Foshan

Fatshan

noun
  1. a city in SE China, in W Guangdong province. Pop: 483 000 (2005 est)Also called: Namhoi
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