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(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Canton
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or Kwang•chow


the capital of Guangdong province, in SE China, on the Zhu Jiang. 3,580,000.
Also called Canton.
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Noun1.Kwangchow - a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern ChinaKwangchow - a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port
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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