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 (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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(ˈhæŋˈdʒəʊ) or


(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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or Hang•chow


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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He might also have added ballroom to that list (with a 2pm Tea Dance and an evening social dance at the Town Hall on May 5) as well as fl amenco, with contemporary Spanish stars Olga Pericet, Manuel Linan and Marco Flores following up last year's successful Emocion Flamenco Festival at the Town Hall.
See flamenco at its most exciting with the trio of Olga Pericet, Manuel Linan and Marco Flores in En Sus 13 at the Town Hall on May 6.
Cheng Linan, former director of the International Peace, Maternity, and Child Health Hospital of the China Welfare Institute and now a professor and researcher there, got the idea for the HomoHeart Sexual Minorities Hotline while observing interactions between local governments and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Australia.
They found the highest pollutant concentrations at two places: an agricultural town called Linan, near the coastal city of Hangzhou, and a part of Hong Kong Island upwind of the city.
[It lasted] from the hour si [9-11 hours] to the hour wu [11-13 hours]: then it regained its brightness." This observation would be made at the Chinese capital of Linan (the modern city of Hangzhou).
As the court at Linan (Hangzhou) faced a Mongol invasion of overwhelming odds, Dowager Xie pleaded with the Mongol general, Bayan, for compassion and accompanied the deposed young Gongdi to an honorable exile in the north.
Bill's 22ft yacht Linan was swamped by huge waves about a mile offshore at the entrance to Cromarty Firth during the annual Findhorn to Cromarty race.
Bill's ordeal began when his 22ft cruiser Linan was swamped by huge waves during a 12- mile yacht race across the Moray Firth on Saturday.