Kaohsiung

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Kao·hsiung

 (kou′shyo͝ong′, gou′-)
A city of southwest Taiwan on Taiwan Strait. It was developed as a manufacturing center by the Japanese and is now the country's leading port.

Kaohsiung

(ˈkaʊˈʃjʊŋ) or

Kao-hsiung

;

Gaoxiong

n
(Placename) a port in SW Taiwan, on the South China Sea: the chief port of the island. Pop: 1 506 000 (2005 est). Japanese name: Takao

Kao•hsiung

(ˈgaʊˈʃyʊŋ)

n.
a seaport on SW Taiwan. 1,426,578.
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The significant of these links is deep, showing a commitment by both sides to peace and cooperation,'' Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou said at a freighter send-off ceremony at the Port of Kaohsiung in southwestern Taiwan.
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