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

  • A city of eastern China north-northwest of Nanjing. It is a rail and manufacturing center. Population: 1,120,000.

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  • n. A prefecture-level city in Jiangsu province, China.


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  • Beijing sent one of its latest and most powerful warships, the Xuzhou, to help evacuate its nationals from the fighting raging in Libya, but this effort was dwarfed by the rapid U.S. navy buildup off the North African coast.

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  • XCMG, which is already listed in Shenzhen with a market capitalization equal to $7.4 billion, was founded in 1989 in Xuzhou and was originally called Xugong Construction Machinery Science & Technology.

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  • A few weeks ago, a family friend asked if I would be interested in going on a road trip with him to Xuzhou, a third-tier city in the eastern Jiangsu province, where he was going to visit a few business friends he met in Africa.

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  • Too bad I didn't learn any of these tricks before my trip to Xuzhou.

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  • My experience in Xuzhou was instructive for this Beijinger, who rarely takes part in a culture that has defined generations of Chinese officials and businessmen.

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