[ shy-joh ]
/ ˈʃüˈdʒoʊ /
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a city in northern Jiangsu province, in eastern China.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also (Older Spelling) Sü·chow [sy-joh] /ˈsüˈdʒoʊ/ .
Formerly (Pinyin) Tong·shan [tawng-shahn], /ˈtɔŋˈʃɑn/, (Wade-Giles) Tung·shan [toong-shahn] /ˈtʊŋˈʃɑn/ .
Words nearby Xuzhou
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Example sentences from the Web for Xuzhou
She was born in the nondescript city of Xuzhou in coastal Jiangsu province in China in 1968.
A tragedy: yes, but in those days in Xuzhou, China, dying in childbirth was just a fact of life.
British Dictionary definitions for Xuzhou
Hs-chou or Schow
/ (ˈʃuːˈdʒəʊ) /
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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