swatow

swatow
I. \\ˈswä|tau̇\ noun (-s)
Usage: usually capitalized
: the Chinese dialect of Swatow, China, and vicinity
II. adjective
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: from Swatow, city in southeastern China
: of or from the city of Swatow, China : of the kind or style prevalent in Swatow

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