Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Canton


or Kwang•chow


the capital of Guangdong province, in SE China, on the Zhu Jiang. 3,580,000.
Also called Canton.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kwangchow - a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern ChinaKwangchow - a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
References in periodicals archive ?
Mason's voice is laidback and dreamy on Kwangchow and Lefteye, while All Over You evokes lazy summer festivals.
Opener CIAM15, with MC Topcat taking on Bush and Blair, packs a percussive punch and upcoming single Kwangchow is jaunty pop incarnate.
Commercial products: Cordyceps capsules were obtained from the Chinese Medicine Factory of Chengdu, Sichuan (A); from the China United Manufactory of Chinese Medicine, Sichuan (B); from the Kwangchow United Manufactory of Chinese Medicine, Guangdong (C); from Tianjin Medicines and Health Products IMO and EXP Corporation, Tianjin (D); from Hong Fu Loi Medicines and Health Products Corporation, Shunde, Guangdong (E); and from Daan Kongyen Food Ltd.