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A city of southeast China on the Taiwan Strait southwest of Fuzhou. It was an important port during the Middle Ages.


or Chuan•chow


a seaport in SE Fujian province, in SE China, on Taiwan Strait. 410,229.
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Rizal's grandparents on his father side were both Chinese from the Chinchew province of Mainland China, and which settled in Binan, Laguna," the professor pointed out.
The politically motivated chinchew and shipping clerk now had his counterpart in the sawmills, new industrial concerns and even Borneo Airways and Radio Brunei.