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or Chou or Chow  (jō)
A Chinese dynasty (traditionally dated 1122-221 bc) characterized by great intellectual achievements, including the rise of Confucianism and Taoism and the writing of the oldest known Chinese literature.

[Mandarin Zhōu, from Middle Chinese tʂiw.]


(Historical Terms) the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese name for Chou


or Zhou


a dynasty in China, 1122?–256? b.c., marked by the emergence of Confucianism and Taoism.
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Noun1.Zhou - the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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