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Hang·zhou

 (häng′jō′) also Hang·chow (hăng′chou′, häng′jō′)
A city of eastern China southwest of Shanghai at the head of Hangzhou Bay, an inlet of the East China Sea. The city was the capital of a 10th-century kingdom and of the Song Dynasty during the 12th and 13th centuries. It is now the capital of Zhejiang province.
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Hangzhou

(ˈhæŋˈdʒəʊ) or

Hangchow

n
(Placename) a port in E China, capital of Zhejiang province, on Hangzhou Bay (an inlet of the East China Sea), at the foot of the Eye of Heaven Mountains: regarded by Marco Polo as the finest city in the world; seat of two universities (1927, 1959). Pop: 1 955 000 (2005 est)
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Hang•zhou

or Hang•chow

(ˈhɑŋˈdʒoʊ)

n.
the capital of Zhejiang province, in E China, on Hangzhou Bay. 1,340,000.
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Noun1.Hangzhou - a city of eastern China on Hangzhou BayHangzhou - a city of eastern China on Hangzhou Bay; regarded by Marco Polo as the finest city in the world
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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