Definitions

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  • proper n. A city in the eastern part of China's Guangdong province.
  • proper n. The dialect of the Chaozhou people.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of the Chaoshan region of eastern Guangdong province, China.

Etymologies

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From Mandarin 潮州.

Examples

  • Mr. Wang's campaign has been undermined by a series of high-profile labor and land disputes this year, including riots by hundreds of migrant workers in the cities of Zengcheng and Chaozhou.

    Land Dispute in China Town Sparks Revolt

  • But a disturbingly different image emerged this week after migrant workers attacked government buildings and overturned police cars in Guangdong's jeans-making hub of Zengcheng and the ceramics center of Chaozhou, two of the latest incidents in a spate of similar outbursts across China over the last month.

    Unease in 'Happy Guangdong'

  • Earlier last week, similar riots erupted in nearby Chaozhou after migrant workers, also from Sichuan, complained that a ceramics factory had delayed their wages.

    Unease in 'Happy Guangdong'

  • Consumers in China's so-called third and fourth tier cities, places like Hohot, Fuzhou, Nanchang, Cixi and Chaozhou, can have access to the same products and brands available in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen by shopping online.

    China's Migration To E-Commerce

  • A fairly scruffy-looking caf é in Kowloon City that serves marvelous Chaozhou food.

    Fuchsia Dunlop

  • Flag another cyclo and continue in the same direction -- east -- about a block and a half on Nguyen Trai to a Chaozhou temple called Nghia An Hoi Quan (it will be on your left).

    Ho Chi Minh City

  • It was built in the first decade of the 20th century by a successful businessman from the southern Chinese district of Chaozhou (sometimes called Chiu Chow).

    Ho Chi Minh City

  • At age 22, Mr. Lam escaped from his impoverished hometown of Chaozhou, fleeing by foot for nearly a month before swimming across a river to Hong Kong, he recalls.

    A Palace of Gold Is Sold Off

  • Bo Xilai In the southern city of Chaozhou, an export-reliant region that has been especially hard hit by the global economic slowdown, taxi drivers last month decided to hold their own strike after reading newspaper accounts of the events in Chongqing.

    China Faces Unrest as Economy Falters

  • On Nov. 17, licensed cab drivers in Chaozhou blockaded city hall, demanding a crackdown on fare-grabbing gypsy cabs and high management fees.

    China Faces Unrest as Economy Falters

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