[hang-chou; Chinese hahng-joh]
- Older Spelling. Hangzhou.
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The Sung fixed their capital at Nanking and afterwards at Hangchow.
He is a native of Hangchow, in Chehkiang, a city famous in China for its coffins.An Australian in China
George Ernest Morrison
The 'many persons at Venice' who have walked in the streets of Hangchow.
This account of Hangchow is taken partly from Marco Polo, op.
Hangchow lies at the head of the large estuary of that name, which is, however, too shallow for navigation by steamers.
- a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Hangzhou
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