Definition of Kwangchow
1. Noun. A city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Cathay, China, Communist China, Mainland China, People's Republic Of China, Prc, Red China
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Literary usage of Kwangchow
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. China at the Conference: A Report by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1922)
"... kwangchow-wan. The next day, at the thirtieth meeting of the Committee of the Whole, Mr. Sze, in behalf of the Chinese Delegation, said that he had ..."
2. L. Richard's ... Comprehensive Geography of the Chinese Empire and by Louis Richard, M. Kennelly (1908)
"The Chinese population of the territory is about 190000 inhabitants, and its area 84244 hectares or 325 square miles. kwangchow-WAN ft «Щ The two islands of ..."
3. The Chinese Repository edited by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, Samuel Wells Willaims (1841)
"At daylight the next morning I felt myself called, upon to send into the city and inform the kwangchow foo, that if, under existing circumstance!, ..."
4. White Unto Harvest: A Survey of Lutheran United Mission, the China Mission by Norwegian Lutheran Church of America, Tønnes Ekeland, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Board of Foreign Missions, Albert Anderson, China Mission, Olive Therese Christensen (1919)
"Mrs. Larsen and the children and Miss Xavier came to kwangchow in October, and the Thorson family were enabled to celebrate their second Christmas in China ..."
5. Annual Register by Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797, Edmund Burke (1843)
"They also requested to be allowed to trade at kwangchow, ... With reference to kwangchow and the other four places, they must be considered too many. ..."
6. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Three ports in the province have been ceded or leased to foreign powers—Macao to Portugal, Hong-Kong (with Kowloon) to Great Britain, and kwangchow to ..."
7. The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year (1843)
"2. The said barbarians begged that Hong-kong might Ix; conferred on them as a place of residence. They also requested to be allowed to trade at kwangchow, ..."