Kaohsiung

[ gou-shyoo ng ]
/ ˈgaʊˈʃyʊŋ /

noun Wade-Giles.

a seaport on SW Taiwan.

Also Gaoxiong.

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British Dictionary definitions for kaohsiung

Kaohsiung

Kao-hsiung Gaoxiong

/ (ˈkaʊˈʃjʊŋ) /

noun

a port in SW Taiwan, on the South China Sea: the chief port of the island. Pop: 1 506 000 (2005 est)Japanese name: Takao
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