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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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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.
China Aid reported in mid-October that Christians in Wenzhou and Hangzhou, in China's coastal Zhejiang province, said that crosses were being forcibly removed from their churches, with only one cross remaining in the Wenzhou area, where believers have suffered severe persecution.
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Bishop Vincent Zhu Weifang of Wenzhou has written an open letter to Catholics in the diocese, asking them to defend their "rights and dignity" during a campaign by the local government to demolish religious symbols.
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Citing building code violations, police in China's city of Wenzhou have removed a 10-foot cross from a local church.