or Hsü·chou, Sü·chow
- a city in N Jiangsu province, in E China.
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He declined, however, to take any decoration or reward from the emperor for his services at the capture of Suchow.
An incident connected with the surrender of Suchow, however, left a lasting stain upon his character.
With this support Li gained numerous victories leading to the surrender of Suchow and the capture of Nanking.
- a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Xuzhou
Hs-chou or Schow
- a city in N central China, in NW Jiangsu province: scene of a decisive battle (1949) in which the Communists defeated the Nationalists. Pop: 1 662 000 (2005 est)
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