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 (gwē′jō′, gwā′-) also Kwei·chow (kwā′chō′)
A province of southwest China. Guiyang is the capital.


(ˈɡweɪˈdʒəʊ) ,




(Placename) a province of SW China, between the Yangtze and Xi Rivers: a high plateau. Capital: Guiyang. Pop: 38 700 000 (2003 est). Area: 174 000 sq km (69 278 sq miles)



1. Also, Kweichow. a province in S China. 34,580,000; 67,181 sq. mi. (173,999 sq. km).Cap.: Guiyang.
2. former name of Fengjie.
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T'ao Ch'ien. He founded and sparked the tradition of the recluse poet in which an esteemed public servant retires from public service and abandons the city by retiring to the countryside to drink wine and to write poetry:
O ingles de Diaz estaria mais proximo do Weird English descrito por Evelyn Nien-Ming Ch'ien (2005) no livro com esse titulo ou do Tropicalized English de Frances Aparicio (1994); uma lingua hibrida, que potencializa as influencias do idioma materno de seus escritores.
Reviewed by Evelyn Ch'ien, Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University and Jean Moulin Universite Lyon HI, Ronin Institute
[58.] Whitley R, Soong S, Dolin R, Galasso GJ, Ch'ien LT, Alford CA.
The luxury, nepotism and venality introduced during the regime of Ch'ien Lung's favourite, the Grand Secretary, Ho Shen, restored to the Palace eunuchs opportunities which they had not enjoyed since the overthrow of the Ming dynasty.
An English version is available, translated by Goodrich and Ch'ien (1966).
Hightower, The Poetry of T'ao Ch'ien (Oxford: Oxford Univ.
In-between scenes a thousand miles from this ward, crowded yet receding, days when air was still clear, perhaps a little raw, a village, primary colors, the kitchen where I memorized idioms and T'ao Ch'ien and love poems, sesame cakes, Shanghainese dumplings to steam with napa cabbage, a stone house gone in flames on your sixtieth birthday.
Pai's story follows Madam Ch'ien through the luscious garden of the Tou villa and into the party hosted by Madame Tou.
He also wrote many essays on Chinese culture, such as Sung Culture, Science and Civilization in China, The Tao of Painting, The Chinese Classic Novel in Translation, Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching, Tu Fu:Poems, Ssu-ma Ch'ien, Records of the Grand Historian of China.
The selected poems of T'ao Ch'ien. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press.