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see ChangzhouChangzhou
or Changchow
, city (1994 est. pop. 683,300), S Jiangsu prov., E central China, on the Grand Canal. It is an agricultural, food, and textile center connected by rail with Shanghai and Nanjing.
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, Changchow, Ch'ang-chou
1. a city in E China, in S Jiangsu province, on the Grand Canal: also known as Wutsin until 1949, when the 7th-century name was officially readopted. Pop.: 772 700 (1990 est.)
2. a city in SE China, in S Fujian province on the Saikoe River. Pop. 231 333 (1999 est.)
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