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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southern China on the Pearl River Delta near the South China Sea. The capital of Guangdong province, it was a treaty port after the Opium War (1839–1842).

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  • proper noun A city in the south-east of China, the third largest city, in the province of Guangdong

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  • noun a city on the Zhu Jiang delta in southern China; the capital of Guangdong province and a major deep-water port

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  • Lincoln, a 23-year-old international business student in Guangzhou, had just been reading some news about Liu in the foreign press when I asked him.

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  • Lincoln, a 23-year-old international business student in Guangzhou, had just been reading some news about Liu in the foreign press when I asked him.

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  • But I was intrigued by the premise of the first Canton Music Festival, which is being held in Guangzhou, China, from November 5th-17th, as a prelude and accompaniment to the 2010 Asian Games (XVI Asiad).

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