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Zhangzhou

[jahng-joh]
noun Pinyin.
  1. a city in S Fujian province, in SE China.
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Also (Wade-Giles) Chang·chou, (Older Spelling) Chang·chow [chang-chou; Chinese chahng-joh] /ˈtʃæŋˈtʃaʊ; Chinese ˈtʃɑŋˈdʒoʊ/.
Formerly (Pinyin) Long·xi [lawng-shee] /ˈlɔŋˈʃi/, (Wade-Giles) Lung·ch'i [Chinese loo ng-chee] /Chinese ˈlʊŋˈtʃi/, (Older Spelling) Lung·ki [loo ng-kee] /ˈlʊŋˈki/.
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British Dictionary definitions for changchow

Changchow

Ch'ang-chou

noun
  1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Zhangzhou
  2. former spellings of Changzhou
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Zhangzhou

Changchow or Ch'ang-chou

noun
  1. a city in SE China, in S Fujian province on the Saikoe River. Pop 410 000 (2005 est)Former name: Lungki
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