[ Chinese lwee-joh ]
/ Chinese ˈlwiˈdʒoʊ /

noun Older Spelling.


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Definition for luichow (2 of 2)


or Lei·chou, Lui·chow

[ ley-joh ]
/ ˈleɪˈdʒoʊ /

noun Pinyin.

a peninsula of SW Guangdong province, in SE China, between the South China Sea and the Gulf of Tonkin. About 75 miles (120 km) long; about 30 miles (48 km) wide. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020