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 (fo͞o′jō′, -chou′)
See Fuzhou.
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(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Fuzhou
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also Foochow

the capital of Fujian province, in SE China, opposite Taiwan. 1,290,000.
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of Mandaue, Cebu will fight a still-unnamed fighter for the World Boxing Council - Asian Boxing Council (WBC-ABC) at the Foochow Building in Singapore on September 28.
Foochow Coffeeshop Owner's Association president Toon Koon Ku said the government should allow all food outlets to prepare a smoking zone as an alternative to the blanket ban.
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They were a mixture of Ibans, Melanaus, Malays and Foochow and Hokkien Chinese.
Foremost among these was John Thomson's series Foochow and the River Min (1873; Fig.
If there was someone from the Cantonese Guild Hall who could sing Cantonese Opera and someone from the Foochow Guild Hall who could sing Nanyin Music ...
In 1866 the "Great Tea Race" took place, originating in Foochow China and ending at the London Docks.
Parker played a significant role in the negotiations, which not only provided for commercial access of Americans to the five treaty ports of Canton, Amoy, Foochow, Ningpo, and Shanghai, but also allowed for the building of houses, hospitals, schools, and places of worship by foreigners in each of the ports.
For example, in Sarawak the Hokkien, Teochiu, and Foochow have often been fierce competitors for commercial dominance.
Six years later, it was "Breaking Out of Foochow," a memoir of a visit to Foochow in China's Fujian province as part of a sister-city delegation.
She did one of the fastest runs from China in 1867-8 when she sailed from Foochow (Fuzhou) to London in 92 days.
Evidence confirms that this midcoastal area (present-day Putian Diqu), situated to the southwest of Fuzhou (Foochow), the provincial capital, is indeed the ancestral area of the Nam Long people.