province of SE China, on the South China Sea: 76,101 sq mi (197,101 sq km); cap. Guangzhou
A province of southeast China on the South China Sea bordering Hong Kong and Macau. Guangzhou is the capital.x
- A populous province in China, located on the southern coast.
OriginSee also: Guǎngdōng
Transliteration of Mandarin 廣東 (Guǎngdōng, simplified: 广东).
- A rural area in southern China called the Guangdong Province was experiencing draught and famine at the end of the 19th century, and vast numbers of Chinese immigrants made their way to California.
- Cantonese - Cantonese food, also called Guangdong food, is traditionally cooked by steaming, boiling, or stir-frying.
- Chiu chow cooking originated in the Swatow district of eastern Guangdong province.