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Soochow

[soo-chou; Chinese soo-joh]
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noun
  1. Older Spelling. Suzhou.
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Examples from the Web for soochow

Historical Examples

  • This place is eight miles from Quinsan, and twelve from Soochow.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume I

    Demetrius Charles Boulger

  • The next morning we were in Soochow, at least outside of the city wall.

  • On the 6th day of the 7th moon of the year Ting-Hai there was a heavy fall of snow at Soochow.

  • Subsequently he lived at the Shtenji at Soochow, and was warden there under Nanso, dying soon afterwards.

    Zen Buddhism

    Arthur Waley

  • That warrior obeyed the summons, leaving Mow Wang in charge of Soochow, but he could do no good.

    The Life of Gordon, Volume I

    Demetrius Charles Boulger


British Dictionary definitions for soochow

Soochow

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