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 (jŭ′jyäng′) also Che·kiang (chŭ′kyäng′, jŭ′gyäng′)
A province of eastern China on the East China Sea south of Shanghai. Hangzhou is the capital.


(ˈdʒɛˈdʒjæŋ) or


(Placename) a province of E China: mountainous and densely populated; a cultural centre since the 12th century. Capital: Hangzhou. Pop: 46 800 000 (2003 est). Area: 102 000 sq km (39 780 sq miles)



also Chekiang

a province in E China, on the East China Sea. 42,940,000; 39,300 sq. mi. (101,800 sq. km). Cap.: Hangzhou.
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The cartouche of Chekiang Province is perhaps the first European depiction of Chinese cotton-making.
In 1914, a ginkgo was found growing naturally in China's Chekiang province.
Colonel Doolittle and his crew were more fortunate; after bailing out, they were rescued by sympathetic Chinese and smuggled by river into Chekiang Province.
Yokohama Rubber, Tokyo, Japan, obtained an approval from the Chinese government for the establishment of a joint venture company in Hangzhou City, Chekiang Province.