- a dynasty that ruled in China a.d. 222–80.
- a Chinese language having several dialects, spoken widely in Anhwei, Chekiang, and Kiangsu provinces and including the dialect of Shanghai.
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Examples from the Web for wu
But, keeping Wu Tun and his t-shirts in mind, how serious is Jack Ma about putting customers first?Alibaba’s Dark Side: Censoring Customers
November 18, 2014
In the eyes of Wu, the test should already be out in the field, despite a lack of 100 percent proof.This New Ebola Test Is As Easy As a Pregnancy Test, So Why Aren’t We Using It?
October 3, 2014
Wu answered one about whether he would prefer to fight 100 “duck-sized Gov. Cuomos, or one Gov. Cuomo-sized duck.”Can New York Democrat Zephyr Teachout Stop Governor Andrew Cuomo?
August 18, 2014
According to the tenets, as passed on in prison yards and Wu Tang Clan songs, humanity is divided into categories.Word Is Bond: An Ex-Con Explains the 5 Percenters
April 12, 2014
Wu proved that developing aesthetic comes with risk, albeit, in this instance, a comparatively successful one.Fashion Week Dispatch: Jason Wu and Rag and Bone
February 8, 2014
“The birthday of the King of the Wu River is at hand,” said she.The Chinese Fairy Book
What for wu'd a powr Irish priest be doin' a-wearin' of radiant white?Lords of the North
A. C. Laut
A woman boss is bad enough, but a hellion is wu's,' was Jeff's statement.David Lannarck, Midget
George S. Harney
Of the music of Wu, he said, It is thoroughly beautiful, but not thoroughly good.The Sayings Of Confucius
If, as is likely, Wu Pei Fu wins, he may take one of two courses.China, Japan and the U.S.A.
- Harry, real name Wu Hongda. born 1937, Chinese dissident and human-rights campaigner, a US citizen from 1994: held in labour camps (1960–79); exiled to the US in 1985 but returned secretly to document forced labour in Chinese prisons
- a group of dialects of Chinese spoken around the Yangtze delta
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- Chinese-born American physicist. Research with her colleagues on electron emission in the decay of radioactive elements showed that parity symmetry, long thought to hold for all physical laws, is in fact violated; the decay processes displayed odd parity, essentially entailing that nature distinguishes between right-handed and left-handed processes.
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