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Main
English Definitionprefecture; (old) province; (old) administrative division; state (e.g. of US); oblast (Russia); canton (Switzerland); land surrounded by water
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Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinzhōu
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄓㄡ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zau1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
州伯zhōubógovernor (of a province); provincial chief (old)
州界zhōujièstate border; state line
州立zhōulìstate-run
州长zhōuzhǎnggovernor (of a province or colony); US state governor; premier (Australian states)
州政府zhōu zhèngfǔprovincial government
Words With Same Tail Word    
广州guǎngzhōuGuangzhou subprovincial city and capital of Guangdong; Canton
福州fúzhōuFuzhou prefecture level city and capital of Fujian province in east China; formerly known as Foochow or Fuchow
贵州guìzhōuGuizhou province (Kweichow) in south central China, abbr. to or , capital Guiyang 贵阳
杭州hángzhōuHangzhou subprovincial city and capital of Zhejiang province in southeast China
加州jiāzhōuCalifornia
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