Wenzhou[wŭnˈjōˈ] also Wen·chow [wĕnˈchouˈ, wŭnˈjōˈ]
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A city of eastern China near the East China Sea south of Shanghai. Founded in the fourth century A.D., it was opened to foreign trade in 1876. Population: 563,000.