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(also Wuchin), a city in China, in Kiangsu Province. Population, more than 300,000 (1971). Ch’angchou has a railroad station and is a landing on the Grand Canal. Economic activity includes rice polishing, fishing, and the production of textiles and vegetable oil.

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