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Wenchow

[wen-chou; Chinese wuhn-joh]
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noun
  1. Older Spelling. Wenzhou.
Also Wade-Giles, Wen·chou.
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Historical Examples

  • In illustration of all this there were these men in prison at Kiukiang and Wenchow.

    Intimate China

    Mrs. Archibald Little

  • Wenchow is situated near the mouth of the Wukiang in south Chekiang.

  • I suggest that a new harbor at Panshiwei, north of Wenchow Island be constructed.

  • Thus a permanent deep channel will be secured for the new port of Wenchow.