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south ocean; foreign
simp. and trad.
(南洋)

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南洋

  1. (dated) Malay Archipelago
  2. (dated) Southeast Asia
  3. (historical, Qing to early ROC) southern "coastal" region of China, inclusive of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, and Guangzhou
  4. irrigation plain south of the Mulan River (木蘭) in Fujian

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