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(Placename) a city in SE China, in E Guangdong province, on the Han River: river port. Pop: 480 000 (2005 est). Also called: Chaochow Former name: Chaoan
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a city in E Guangdong province, in SE China. 313,469.
Formerly, Chao'an.
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Lechler was the first missionary the Basel mission sent to China, and his first mission field was the Chaozhou prefecture in northeastern Guangdong.
While Chen Sun and Li En were traveling to the Chaozhou prefecture, William Burns of the Presbyterian mission happened to be in Shantou studying the local dialect.