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Definition of Tuchun
1. a Chinese military governor [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuchun
Literary usage of Tuchun
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Chinese Students' Monthly by Chinese Students Alliance (1922)
"THE CHEKIANG tuchun'8 APPEAL TO PEKING A telegram has been dispatched to the Peking government and various organizations and leaders throughout the country ..."
2. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"SUPPLEMENTARY to the AGREEMENT made between the Shanghai Opium Combine of the one part, and Feng Kuo-chang, tuchun of Kiangsu, Zee Yao-ling, ..."
3. An American Diplomat in China by Paul Samuel Reinsch (1922)
""Gentlemen," the tuchun said with genial frankness,"you resemble birds who are in a large cage together. If you behave well, and sing songs that are ..."
4. China, Japan and Korea by John Otway Percy Bland (1921)
"past the tuchun had been burying a large amount d sycee. ... self-determined satraps, only on; or two (notably the tuchun of Shansi) have shown them selves ..."
5. The New Larned History for Ready Reference, Reading and Research: The Actual by Josephus Nelson Larned, Augustus Hunt Shearer (1922)
"Each province with its tuchun is quite ¡ndent of the others. ... Besides the tuchun or military lor, each province has a civil governor, ..."
6. Foreign Rights and Interests in China by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1920)
"The tuchun of ... of expression is left to the discretion of the .said tuchun. 5. A solatium of $500 is to be given to the Japanese merchant, Yoshimoto. ..."
7. Asia at the Crossroads: Japan, Korea, China, Philippine Islands by Edward Alexander Powell (1922)
"In theory, each tuchun represents the central government in his respective ... Each tuchun exercises autocratic power within the limits of his own province. ..."
8. Japan and China: A Study of the Recent Problems Between Japan and China by Yu Ledbetter Lee (1918)
""As compensation for this loan the Japanese demanded that they should be allowed to issue a million dollars in inconvertible notes, which the tuchun was ..."