[ fuhsh-ahn ]
/ ˈfʌʃˈɑn /
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noun Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
a city in southern central Guangdong province, in southeastern China, near Canton.
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Also (Older Spelling) Fat·shan [faht-shahn] /ˈfɑtˈʃɑn/ .
Formerly (Pinyin, Wade-Giles) Nan·hai [nahn-hahy], /ˈnɑnˈhaɪ/, (Older Spelling) Nam·hoi [nahm-hoi] /ˈnɑmˈhɔɪ/ .
Words nearby Foshan
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How to use Foshan in a sentence
Foshan is a town in the neighbourhood of Canton, and happened to be the scene of Colonel Chesney's ill usage.The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2|Thomas de Quincey
British Dictionary definitions for Foshan
/ (ˈfɔːˈʃɑːn) /
a city in SE China, in W Guangdong province. Pop: 483 000 (2005 est)Also called: Namhoi
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