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Xuzhou

or Hsü·chou

[ shy-joh ]
/ ˈʃüˈdʒoʊ /
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noun Pinyin.

a city in northern Jiangsu province, in eastern China.

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Also (Older Spelling) Sü·chow [sy-joh] /ˈsüˈdʒoʊ/ .
Formerly (Pinyin) Tong·shan [tawng-shahn], /ˈtɔŋˈʃɑn/, (Wade-Giles) Tung·shan [toong-shahn] /ˈtʊŋˈʃɑn/ .

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Xuzhou

Hs-chou or Schow

/ (ˈʃuːˈdʒəʊ) /

noun

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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