Quanzhou

or Chuan·chow

[ chwahn-joh ]
/ ˈtʃwɑnˈdʒoʊ /

noun Pinyin.

a seaport in southeast Fujian province, in southeast China, on Taiwan Strait.

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Example sentences from the Web for Quanzhou

  • Cai was born in 1957 in Quanzhou, located on the southeastern coast of Fujian Province.

    Art With a Bang|Paul Laster|August 20, 2009|DAILY BEAST