Hangzhou

[ hahng-joh ]
/ ˈhɑŋˈdʒoʊ /

noun Pinyin.

a seaport in and the capital of Zhejiang province, in eastern China, on Hangzhou Bay.

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Also (Older Spelling) Hang·chow [hang-chou; Chinese hahng-joh] /ˈhæŋˈtʃaʊ; Chinese ˈhɑŋˈdʒoʊ/ .
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Hangzhou

Hangchow

/ (ˈhæŋˈdʒəʊ) /

noun

a port in E China, capital of Zhejiang province, on Hangzhou Bay (an inlet of the East China Sea), at the foot of the Eye of Heaven Mountains: regarded by Marco Polo as the finest city in the world; seat of two universities (1927, 1959). Pop: 1 955 000 (2005 est)
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