See also: Fúzhōu
- (from Wade–Giles) Fu-chou, Fuchou
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfuˈd͡ʒoʊ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /fuːˈd͡ʒəʊ/
From the Hanyu Pinyin romanization of the Mandarin Chinese pronunciation for 福州 (Fúzhōu).
- A prefecture-level city, the provincial capital of Fujian, China.
- 2007, Kilpatrick, Jane, “The first collector”, in Gifts from the Gardens of China: The Introduction of Traditional Chinese Garden Plants to Britain 1698-1862, Frances Lincoln Limited, →ISBN, →OCLC, page 41:
- At the end of August Eaton anchored at a group of three small islands off the coast of Fujian to take on fresh water, as the casks had not been refilled since leaving the Cape in April. Cuninghame calls these islands the Crocodile Islands, but he says the Chinese call them the ‘Pek-kin Islands’. These are the Matsu Islands, north east of Fuzhou, one of which is called Peikantang or Peikan Island.
a prefecture-level city in southeastern China
- Saul B. Cohen, editor (2008), “Fuzhou”, in The Columbia Gazetteer of the World, volume 1, 2nd edition, New York: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 1298, column 3
From the Hanyu Pinyin romanization of the Mandarin Chinese pronunciation for 撫州／抚州 (Fǔzhōu).
- A prefecture-level city in northeastern Jiangxi, China.