[ foo-chou; Chinese foo-joh ]
/ ˈfuˈtʃaʊ; Chinese ˈfuˈdʒoʊ /
Also called North·ern Min. a dialect of Chinese spoken in and around Foochow.Compare Min.
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How to use Foochow in a sentence
These were undoubtedly the Northern troops from Foochow who were expected Monday night.
In Foochow, as in other cities of China, the narrow alleys are literally choked with every form of industrial obstruction.
It is certain, however, that the Consul will order all of us to Foochow if news of the situation reaches there.
The Foochow dialect (which is one of the most difficult to learn) is spoken only within fifty or one hundred miles of the city.
British Dictionary definitions for Foochow
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Fuzhou
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