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 (fo͞o′jō′) also Foo·chow (fo͞o′jō′, -chou′)
A city of southeast China on the Min River delta. An ancient walled city, it was a treaty port following the Opium War (1839-1842). Fuzhou is the capital of Fujian province.
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(ˈfuːˈdʒəʊ) ,




(Placename) a port in SE China, capital of Fujian province on the Min Jiang: one of the original five treaty ports (1842). Pop: 1 398 000 (2005 est)
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also Foochow

the capital of Fujian province, in SE China, opposite Taiwan. 1,290,000.
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The karate students I teach discover ways of knowing their bodies' strength that came to them through me as well as through my teacher, or sensei, Tong; his sensei, Nishiyama; his sensei, Funakoshi; his sensei, Matsumura; his sensei, the Fuchow Chinese master Ason; and his sensei from the old Shaolin temple in Fukien.