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Taku

[tah-koo] /ˈtɑˈku/
noun
1.
Wade-Giles. Dagu.
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  • The people yelped as they thought they saw Taku fall back before him.

    The Trail Book Mary Austin
  • Taku wasn't able to visit me so often, for he had his mother and young brothers to kill for.

    The Trail Book Mary Austin
  • The day on which I crossed the lake to Taku City was most glorious.

  • It is either that or else troops must have come up from Taku.

    With the Allies to Pekin George Alfred Henty
  • I wish you would tell me, Rex said, all about the capture of the Taku Forts.

    With the Allies to Pekin George Alfred Henty
  • As to the Taku Forts, I believe they will be taken just as easily as they were last time.

    With the Allies to Pekin George Alfred Henty
  • A detachment of troops had just arrived by White Star at Taku.

  • Of these, as you face Taku, Norris glacier stands to the left.

    The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.
  • This the Taku did with so much force that the balance of justice was again disturbed.

    Travels in Alaska John Muir
  • “Now for Taku,” they said, as we glided over the shining water.

    Travels in Alaska John Muir

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