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Zhou Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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n : the imperial dynasty of china from 1122 to 221 bc; notable for the rise of confucianism and taoism [syn: zhou, zhou dynasty , chou, chou dynasty, chow, chow dynasty]

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 zhou en-lai 
 zhou dynasty 
WordNet 2.0

1. the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism
(synonym) Zhou dynasty, Chou, Chou dynasty, Chow, Chow dynasty
(hypernym) dynasty
Zhou Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Zhou may refer to:

Chinese history
  • King Zhou of Shang (紂) (1105 BC – 1046 BC), last king of the Shang Dynasty
  • Zhou Dynasty (周) (1045 BC – 256 BC), a dynasty split into 2 eras, Western Zhou and Eastern Zhou
    • Predynastic Zhou, 11th century BC precursor to the Zhou Dynasty
  • Northern Zhou (周) (557–581), a state during the Southern and Northern Dynasties period
  • Zhou (周) (690–705), a state founded by Wu Zetian during the Tang Dynasty, also known as Second Zhou
  • Later Zhou (周) (951–960), a state during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period
  • Kingdom of Dazhou (周) (1354–1367), a state founded by Zhang Shicheng during the Red Turban Rebellion
  • Zhou (state) (周) (1678–1681), a state founded by Wu Sangui during the Qing Dynasty

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