foochow


foochow
I. \\ˈfü|jō, -|chau̇\ noun (-s)
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: from Foochow, China
: a dialect of Chinese spoken in and near Foochow in southeastern China
II. adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: from Foochow, China
: of or from the city of Foochow, China : of the kind or style prevalent in Foochow

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  • Foochow — may refer to:*Fuzhou, a city in Fujian province, People s Republic of China *Battle of Foochow, an 1884 battle during the Sino French War * The Foochow Arsenal, a Chinese naval shipyard destroyed in the Battle of Foochow *Fuzhou dialect, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Foochow — Foochow, Stadt, s. Futschou …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Foochow — Foochow, engl. Schreibweise für Fu tschou (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Foochow —   [fudʒɔu], Stadt in China, Fuzhou.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Foochow — [fo͞o′chou′, fo͞o′jō′] a former transliteration of FUZHOU …   English World dictionary

  • Foochow — /fooh chow /; Chin. /fooh joh /, n. 1. Older Spelling. Fuzhou. 2. Also called Northern Min. a dialect of Chinese spoken in and around Foochow. Cf. Min. * * * …   Universalium

  • Foochow — geographical name see Fuzhou …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Foochow — VER Fuzhou …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • FOOCHOW —    (630), a Chinese city, the capital of the province of Fu chien, situated on the Min, 125 m. NE. of Amoy. Massive walls 30 ft. high enclose the original town, but the extensive suburbs reach down to the river, which is bridged, and is a… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Foochow —  Use Fuzhou for the capital of Fujian Province, China. (It is pronounced foo jo .) …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors