- Older Spelling. Shantou.
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Examples from the Web for swatow
Our departure from Swatow was almost as spectacular as our entry into Chao-yang.A Tour of the Missions
Augustus Hopkins Strong
We found the Swatow in port and scheduled to sail the next morning.In Search of a Siberian Klondike
Homer B. Hulbert
Sanmei, on the eastern coast of Kwangtung, between Hongkong and Swatow.
Two days later, as arranged, the Grahams made sail for Swatow.Peeps Into China
E. C. Phillips
The approach to the port of Swatow can be improved easily by a little training and dredging, thus making it a fine local port.
- a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Shantou
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