Shantou

[ shahn-toh ]
/ ˈʃɑnˈtoʊ /

noun Pinyin.

a seaport in eastern Guangdong province, in southeastern China.

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British Dictionary definitions for Shantou

Shantou

Shantow

/ (ˈʃænˈtaʊ) /

noun

a port in SE China, in E Guangdong near the mouth of the Han River: became a treaty port in 1869. Pop: 1 356 000 (2005 est)Also called: Swatow
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