a city in northern Jiangsu province, in eastern China.
- Formerly (Pinyin) Tong·shan [tawng-shahn], /ˈtɔŋˈʃɑn/, (Wade-Giles) Tung·shan [toong-shahn] /ˈtʊŋˈʃɑn/ .
- Also (Older Spelling) Sü·chow [sy-joh] /ˈsüˈdʒoʊ/ .
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How to use Xuzhou in a sentence
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
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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