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

  • A city of eastern China near the East China Sea south of Shanghai. It became a treaty port in 1876.

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  • noun A prefecture-level city in Zhejiang province, southeastern China

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Examples

  • Measuring at an overwhelming 2.4 metres long and weighing 340 kilograms, this fish is shown at a seafood market in Wenzhou, east China Zhejiang Province on 23 January, 2007.

    2007 » January

  • Measuring at an overwhelming 2.4 metres long and weighing 340 kilograms, this fish is shown at a seafood market in Wenzhou, east China Zhejiang Province on 23 January, 2007.

    Aquatic Lifeforms You Never Caught While Fishing

  • Around the rest of China, the name Wenzhou is indelibly linked to the ubiquitous pink and purple lit massage parlors.

    Chinalyst - China blogs in English

  • Daily calls the Wenzhou meltdown "China's subprime crisis."

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Daily calls the Wenzhou meltdown "China's subprime crisis."

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • In China, skyscrapers are going up in obscure locales such as Wenzhou, Wuhan and Jiangyin, a boomtown north of Shanghai.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • In China, skyscrapers are going up in obscure locales such as Wenzhou, Wuhan and Jiangyin, a boomtown north of Shanghai.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • In China, skyscrapers are going up in obscure locales such as Wenzhou, Wuhan and Jiangyin, a boomtown north of Shanghai.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • In China, skyscrapers are going up in obscure locales such as Wenzhou, Wuhan and Jiangyin, a boomtown north of Shanghai.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • In China, skyscrapers are going up in obscure locales such as Wenzhou, Wuhan and Jiangyin, a boomtown north of Shanghai.

    China's skyscraper boom buoys global industry - Yahoo! Finance

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