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[gwahng-joh-wahn] /ˈgwɑŋˈdʒoʊˈwɑn/

noun, Pinyin.
a former French-leased territory (1898–1945) on the SW coast of Guangdong province, in S China. About 190 sq. mi. (490 sq. km).


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