Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of eastern China between Shanghai and Nanjing. It is a shipping center. Population: 1,260,000.

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  • proper n. a city in the Jiangsu province of eastern China

Etymologies

From Mandarin 无锡 (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Indeed, one of the world’s leading producers of photo­voltaic cells, Suntech Power, is based in Wuxi, near Shanghai.

    China’s Silver Lining

  • Masino said the trip to China will involve business networking as well as meetings and trade talks in some of China's most economically renowned cities from the country's acclaimed largest city of Shanghai to Wuxi, which is its fastest-growing economic center.

    The Walton Tribune: News

  • Chamber Vice President Nick Masino announced in China that the county's first international office will be stationed in the modern Chinese city of Wuxi, which is home to 6 million people.

    Gwinnett Daily Post Headlines

  • Major League Baseball is opening a development center in China for children of middle school and high school age at Dongbeitang High School in Wuxi, which is in the Xishan District of eastern China on the Yangtze River.

    Statesman - AP Sports

  • The son of the textile tycoon Tang Hsiang Chien rooted in Jiangsu's Wuxi city, Tang's political life has been helped by his family's affiliation with the Party, namely the Shanghai Clique.

    China's Power Shuffle Clouds HK's Future

  • China will definitely be one of the most important markets for us, and we currently have projects in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuxi, Dalian and Sanya.

    Nan Fung Group's New Boss

  • Intel Corp., the world's biggest semiconductor maker by revenue, established a manufacturing plant in 2007 in Dalian, China, by investing $2.5 billion, while Hynix Semiconductor Inc. has been producing memory chips from a plant in Wuxi, China, since 2006.

    Samsung Seeks Approvals for a Chip Factory in China

  • The top arms can come to Mumbai in August, and the top two guys will then be invited to come to Wuxi to train.

    Giving Baseball Wider Play in Asia

  • In 2009, we also created a development center program with a middle school in Wuxi.

    Giving Baseball Wider Play in Asia

  • Inter Ikea Centre Group, which is 49%-owned by Ikea Group, the Swedish company known for its well-designed, low-priced home furnishings, is looking at four or five possible sites for its Shanghai project, John Tegner , the developer's managing director, said in an interview in Wuxi, a coastal city in Jiangsu province where the company is starting construction on its first Chinese shopping center.

    Inter Ikea Centre Group Plans 4th China Mall in Shanghai

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