Minhow
geographical name — see Fuzhou

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Minhow — /min hoh /, n. Older Spelling. former name of Fuzhou. * * * …   Universalium

  • Minhow — /min hoh /, n. Older Spelling. former name of Fuzhou …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fuzhou — or Foochow or Fu chou or formerly Minhow geographical name city & port SE China capital of Fujian on Min River population 874,809 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fuzhou — /fyuu joh /, n. Pinyin. a seaport in and the capital of Fujian province, in SE China, opposite Taiwan. 900,000. Also, Foochow. Formerly, Minhow. * * * or Fu chou conventional Foochow formerly Minchow City (pop., 1999 est.: 1,057,372), capital of… …   Universalium

  • fitzhugh — ˈfitsˌ(h)yüsometimes  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: perhaps alteration of Foochow (Minhow), city in southeastern China : a pattern (as of pomegranates or butterflies) appearing on Chinese export porcelain of the 18th… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fuzhou — /fyuu joh /, n. Pinyin. a seaport in and the capital of Fujian province, in SE China, opposite Taiwan. 900,000. Also, Foochow. Formerly, Minhow …   Useful english dictionary

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