[ Chinese puhng-hoo ]
/ Chinese ˈpʌŋˈhu /
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a group of small islands off the coast of southeastern China, in the Taiwan Strait: controlled by Taiwan. About 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
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Also Wade-Giles, P'eng·hu .
Also called, Wade-Giles, P'eng·hu Ch'ün·tao [chyn-dou]; /ˈtʃünˈdaʊ/; Pescadores, Pescadores Islands.
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British Dictionary definitions for Penghu
/ (ˈpɛŋˈhuː) /
transliteration of the Chinese name for the Pescadores
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