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 (gwē′jō′, gwā′-) also Kwei·chow (kwā′chō′)
A province of southwest China. Guiyang is the capital.
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(ˈɡweɪˈdʒəʊ) ,




(Placename) a province of SW China, between the Yangtze and Xi Rivers: a high plateau. Capital: Guiyang. Pop: 38 700 000 (2003 est). Area: 174 000 sq km (69 278 sq miles)
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1. Also, Kweichow. a province in S China. 34,580,000; 67,181 sq. mi. (173,999 sq. km).Cap.: Guiyang.
2. former name of Fengjie.
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