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 (wŭn′jō′) also Wen·chow (wĕn′chou′, wŭn′jō′)
A city of eastern China near the East China Sea south of Shanghai. It became a treaty port in 1876.


(ˈwɛnˈtʃuː) ,




(Placename) a port in SE China, in Zhejiang province: noted for its historic buildings. Pop: 1 475 000 (2005 est)



also Wenchou

a seaport in SE Zhejiang province, in E China. 508,611.
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The State Council approved the Ningbo and Wenzhou hi-tech zones to establish national independent innovation demonstration zones, according to a document released on Feb 11.
CNA reports the ship sunk about 140 nautical miles north of Taipei, off the coast of Wenzhou.
Though, Wenzhou is certainly not the only special economic zone.
NNA - At least eight people have been confirmed dead, five have been rescued, and some 20 are thought to be trapped under the rubble of four multi-story buildings that collapsed early Monday morning in the city of Wenzhou in China's eastern Zhejiang province.
Methods: The experimental case-control study was conducted at Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China from January to May 2015, and comprised male Sprague Dawley rats obtained from the Laboratory Animal Centre of Wenzhou Medical University.
We describe 20 dengue cases in the eastern coastal city of Wenzhou in Zhejiang Province and in Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei Province in the eastern central region of China (Figure 1), where the virus has rarely been described.
She was transferring to a Wenzhou flight at Beijing Airport at noon on August 21 when she was stopped at airport security.
Zhu Libin, president of a semi-official Christian association in Wenzhou, in southeastern Zhejiang, declined to comment.
YOU could be forgiven for not having heard of Wenzhou.
Kean's relationship with China started in the early 2000s, when the city of Wenzhou sent about 50 of its officials to Kean to spend 15 months earning master of public administration degrees.
Wenzhou is home to as many as 750,000 Protestant Christians, and its province, Zhejiang, counts more than 2,000 registered churches.
BEIJING -- Two days before Christmas, members of a rural Christian congregation in the eastern city of Wenzhou welded some pieces of metal into a cross and hoisted it onto the top of their worship hall to replace one that was forcibly removed in October.