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Guang·zhou(gwäng′jō′) Formerly Can·ton (kăn′tŏn′, kăn′tŏn′)
A city of southern China on the Pearl River Delta near the South China Sea. The capital of Guangdong province, it was a treaty port after the Opium War (1839-1842).
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(Placename) the Pinyin transliteration of the Chinese name for Canton
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the capital of Guangdong province, in SE China, on the Zhu Jiang. 3,580,000.Also called Canton.
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|Noun||1.||Guangzhou - a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port|
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