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Foochow:

see FuzhouFuzhou
or Foochow
, city (1994 est. pop. 952,300), capital of Fujian prov., China, a port on the Min River delta c.25 mi (40 km) from the coast. A regional commercial and fishing center that used to trade chiefly with Taiwan, Fuzhou was linked with the central Chinese
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, Fujian prov., China.

Fuzhou

, Foochow, Fuchou
a port in SE China, capital of Fujian province on the Min Jiang: one of the original five treaty ports (1842). Pop.: 1 398 000 (2005 est.)
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Further downriver in a different world around Sibu we had our first look at the Foochow Chinese.
El consulado de Foochow quedo sin responsable desde 1860; desde 1891 fue un viceconsulado honorario a cargo de un miembro del cuerpo consular frances.
May 18 After months of struggling with Japanese armies, the Chinese liberate their port city of Foochow.
Tour 1 Vladivostok, Russia; Pusan, Korea; Japan; the Hawaiian Islands; Foochow, China; Penang, Malaysia; San Diego, USA; Panama Canal.
It is close to impossible to trace Galeote Pereira's route across the Chinese interior to Foochow (Fuzhou) for its confusions.
In 1917, the Women's Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church founded Hwa Nan College in Foochow, China to train females for Christian leadership.
The humiliating Treaty of Nanjing followed, opening five ports - Canton, Amoy, Foochow, Ningpo and Shanghai - to foreign trade.
But for Foochow [Fuzhou] [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] dialect, we do have good missionary and other documents.
The planned course covered targets in Nanking, Wuhan, Hangchow, Shangjao (where Robin Yeh had crashed) and Foochow.
Dialect differences were also a factor, with the economically powerful, Sibu-based Foochows competing with other Chinese groups who resent Foochow "aggressiveness" and their dominance in the timber industry.
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King, Simpson & Ramsey in London, located in Mincing Lane House, Eastcheap, with branch offices in Shanghai, Hankow, Foochow, Colombo, and later in Batavia.