Shantou(redirected from Shantou, China)
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Shan·tou(shän′tou′) also Swa·tow (swä′tou′)
A city of southeast China on the South China Sea east-northeast of Hong Kong.
(Placename) a port in SE China, in E Guangdong near the mouth of the Han River: became a treaty port in 1869. Pop: 1 356 000 (2005 est). Also called: Swatow
a seaport in E Guangdong province, in SE China. 722,805.