American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- See Fuzhou.
“Foochow, which is in the same province as Amoy, but possesses a special dialect of its own.”
“None of the landscapes by Chinese artists have the tonal depth as those published in the Scottish photographer's "Foochow and the River Min," and none of the portraits are as lively and piercing as the ones in his four-volume "Illustrations of China and Its People.”
“The Treaty of Nanking, which ended the First Opium War in 1842, ceded the island of Hong Kong to Britain, required the Chinese to pay $21 million indemnity, and opened the so-called treaty ports of Shanghai, Canton, Amoy, Foochow, and Ningpo to foreign trade.”
“As a member of the public, members of the Foochow community can really help in alleviating the chances for it to be committed," he told reporters when officiating a luncheon organised by the Sarawak and Sabah Foochow Association.”
“- "The Foochow and Khengcheow Association of Coffeeshop Owners: Standard Operating Procedure on how to brew the perfect cup of ice coffee”
“In 1916, Miyagui Chojun Sensei went to Foochow city (Fukien) were Higaonna Kanryo had studied (aprox. 1869-84) a southern style of Shaolin kempo under the tutelage of Master Ryu Ryuko.”
“The trip of Miyagui Sensei to Foochow is the return to the sources; it may be interpreted as the quest for the recognition from the absent father.”
“They always find it puzzling until I explain to them that that Cantonese, Hakka, Foochow, Hainan, Teochew, Hokkien, etc. "dialects" can all be classified as Chinese language.”
“The Formosa type of this tea is more famous than the Amoy, Foochow, and Canton varieties.”
“They say Dunross's got a secret fund'the tai-pan's fund" started by Dirk Struan in the beginning with the loot he got when he burned and sacked Foochow, a fund that only the current tai-pan can use for just this sort of thing, for h 'eung you and payoffs, anything'maybe even a little murder.”
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