or Hsü·chou, Sü·chow


noun Pinyin.

a city in N Jiangsu province, in E China.

Formerly Tongshan.
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  • She was born in the nondescript city of Xuzhou in coastal Jiangsu province in China in 1968.

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  • A tragedy: yes, but in those days in Xuzhou, China, dying in childbirth was just a fact of life.

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British Dictionary definitions for xuzhou


Hs-chou or Schow


a city in N central China, in NW Jiangsu province: scene of a decisive battle (1949) in which the Communists defeated the Nationalists. Pop: 1 662 000 (2005 est)
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