Zhangzhou

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Zhangzhou

(ˈdʒæŋˈdʒəʊ) ,

Changchow

or

Ch'ang-chou

n
(Placename) a city in SE China, in S Fujian province on the Saikoe River. Pop 410 000 (2005 est). Former name: Lungki
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Zhang•zhou

(ˈdʒɑŋˈdʒoʊ)

also Changchou



n.
a city in S Fujian province, in SE China. 300,000.
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(46) On April 1, 1887, the couple arrived in Amoy, Fukien (Fujian) province, and set out to open a new mission station in the nearby city of "Chiang Chiu" (also known as Changchew, or Zhangzhou), thereby becoming, according to the LMS sources, the "first foreigners" in that locale.