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Suzhou

[ sy-joh ]
/ ˈsüˈdʒoʊ /
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noun Pinyin.
a city in southern Jiangsu province, in eastern China.Formerly (Pinyin) Wu·xian [wy-shyahn], /ˈwüˈʃyɑn/, (Wade-Giles) Wu·hsien [woo-shyen] /ˈwuˈʃyɛn/ .
former name of Yibin.
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Also (Wade-Giles) Su·chou; (Older Spelling) Soo·chow [soo-chou; Chinese soo-joh] /ˈsuˈtʃaʊ; Chinese ˈsuˈdʒoʊ/ .
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Suzhou

Su-chou or Soochow

/ (ˈsuːˈdʒəʊ) /

noun
a city in E China, in S Jiangsu on the Grand Canal: noted for its gardens; produces chiefly silk. Pop: 1 201 000 (2005 est)Also called: Wuhsien
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