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  • See Guizhou.

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Examples

  • During 1943-1944, he attended the National Chekiang University in Kweichow Province.

    Tsung-Dao Lee - Autobiography

  • One of the largest bidders was white-spirits company Kweichow Moutai Co., which pledged 498 million yuan for advertising on the network.

    CCTV's Ad-Sales Auction Draws Record Bids

  • Though Shui Jing Fang is relatively unknown compared to baijiu heavyweights like China Kweichow Moutai, Mr. Yan says its rich history—with distilleries that date back 3,000 years—is attractive to Chinese consumers.

    China Approves Diageo Baijiu Bid

  • Altogether, it was a five-thousand-mile odyssey—ten provinces in five weeks—that ended in the three southwestern provinces of Yunnan, Kweichow, and Szechuan.

    The Last Empress

  • Internal colonization continued during the Manchu time; there was a continuous, but slow flow of people into Kwangsi, Kweichow, Yünnan.

    A History of China

  • To it lead all the trade routes from the western provinces of Szechwan and Kweichow and from the central provinces of Hupei, Hunan, and Kiangsi.

    A History of China

  • At one time the enemy boldly penetrated into the Province of Kweichow, threatening Kunming which is the important clearing center for supplies coming from India and even Chungking was at one time in danger.

    China's Position in this Struggle

  • This and the neighbouring States of Yüeh and Ch'u (the modern Chêkang and parts of Hunan, Kweichow, and Kiangsi) is the country painted in such lovely, peaceful pictures by Li T'ai-po and his brother poets.

    Fir-Flower Tablets: Poems Translated From the Chinese

  • We have about 250 Primary and Middle Schools altogether, and about 10,000 pupils attending those schools, but when you consider that there are eighty million people in the three provinces of Szechwan, Yunnan and Kweichow, of which eighty million at least ten million should be going to school, you can see that ten thousand is a verv small number and that we are still touching only the fringe of things.

    China—Its People and Their Life

  • Three provinces are particularly described -- Yünnan, Kweichow, Hunan -- and there are good chapters on the new Chinese woman and the youth of China.

    When Winter Comes to Main Street

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