See also: Guìzhōu

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Borrowed from the Hanyu Pinyin romanization of the Mandarin 貴州贵州 (Guìzhōu).

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  • IPA(key): /(ˈ)ɡweɪˈd͡ʒoʊ/, enPR: gwāʹjōʹ

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  1. A province in southwestern China. Capital: Guiyang.
    • 2015 June 12, Edward Wong, “Chinese Premier Urges Officials to Fight Events That Led 4 Children to Drink Pesticide”, in The New York Times[1], →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on 2015-06-13, Asia Pacific‎[2]:
      The siblings lived in a house in Guizhou Province, one of the poorest areas in China; their village, Cizhu, is under the administration of the city of Bijie.
    • 2016 September 13, Ishaan Tharoor, “The incredible sight of China’s latest record-breaking bridge”, in The Washington Post[3], →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on 13 September 2016, WorldViews‎[4]:
      Over the weekend, engineers in China's mountainous southwestern Guizhou province linked the two ends of a bridge spanning a rocky gorge. The completion of the Beipanjiang bridge marks yet another infrastructure record in China — the world's "highest" bridge, sitting 1,854 feet above the river below.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:Guizhou.

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Province-level divisions of the People's Republic of China in English (layout · text)
Provinces: Anhui · Fujian · Guangdong · Gansu · Guizhou · Henan · Hubei · Hebei · Hainan · Heilongjiang · Hunan · Jilin · Jiangsu · Jiangxi · Liaoning · Qinghai · Sichuan · Shandong · Shaanxi · Shanxi · Taiwan (claimed) · Yunnan · Zhejiang
Autonomous regions: Guangxi · Inner Mongolia · Ningxia · Tibet Autonomous Region · Xinjiang
Municipalities: Beijing · Tianjin · Shanghai · Chongqing
Special administrative regions: Hong Kong · Macau

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