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surname Wu / area comprising southern Jiangsu, northern Zhejiang and Shanghai / name of states in Southern China at different historical periods
Angkor Wat, temple complex in Cambodia
Wu Yi (1938-), one of four vice-premiers of the PRC State Council
Wuzi, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书, written by Wu Qi 吳起|吴起
Francis Ng Chun-Yu (1961-), Hong Kong actor
Wuxing district of Huzhou city 湖州市, Zhejiang
Wuzhong district of Suzhou city 蘇州市|苏州市, Jiangsu
Wuxing district of Huzhou city 湖州市, Zhejiang
Wu state (in south China, in different historical periods) / Wu state 220-280, founded by Sun Quan 孫權|孙权 the southernmost of the three Kingdoms
states of south China in different historical periods / proverbially perpetual arch-enemies
Wu Sangui (1612-1678), Chinese general who let the Manchus into China and helped them establish the Qing Dynasty, later leading a revolt against Qing in an effort to start his own dynasty
Wujiang county level city in Suzhou 蘇州|苏州, Jiangsu
Wu Yong, character of 水滸傳|水浒传, nicknamed Resourceful Star 智多星
southern states of Wu and Chu / the middle and lower Yangtze valley
Wu Cheng'en (1500-1582), author (or compiler) of novel Journey to the West 西遊記|西游记
Wusong river and dock area in Shanghai
Wuqi county in Yan'an 延安, Shaanxi
Wu Zun or Chun Wu (1979-), Bruneian actor, vocalist of Fei Lun Hai (Fahrenheit)
Wu Jianhao or Vanness Wu (1978-), Taiwan pop star and actor, F4 band member
History of the Southern States Wu and Yue (traditional rivals), compiled by Han historian Zhao Ye 趙曄|赵晔, 10 extant scrolls
Wu dialects (spoken primarily in Shanghai and surrounding areas)
Wu Qi (440-381 BC), military leader and politician of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC), author of Wuzi 吳子|吴子, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
Wuqi county in Yan'an 延安, Shaanxi
Wuzhong prefecture level city in Ningxia
Wu Renbao (1928-2013), former CCP chief of Huaxi Village 華西村|华西村, responsible for turning it into a modern rich community
Go Seigen (1914-2014), Go player
Wu Guang (died 208 BC), Qin dynasty rebel, leader of the Chen Sheng Wu Guang Uprising 陳勝吳廣起義|陈胜吴广起义
Wuchuan county level city in Zhanjiang 湛江, Guangdong
Wu county in Jiangsu
Wu Mengchao (1922-), Chinese medical scientist and surgeon specializing in liver and gallbladder disorders
Ankorwat, Cambodia
pleasant-sounding Wu dialect
Wuqiao county in Cangzhou 滄州|沧州, Hebei
Wuzhong district of Suzhou city 蘇州市|苏州市, Jiangsu
Wu Tianming (1939-), PRC film director
Wuchuan county level city in Zhanjiang 湛江, Guangdong
Wu Han (1909-1969), historian, author of biography of Zhu Yuanzhang 朱元璋, hounded to his death together with several members of his family during the cultural revolution
Wu Renchen (1628-1689), Qing dynasty polymath and historian, author of History of Ten States of South China 十國春秋|十国春秋
cow from Wu is terrified by the moon, mistaking it for the sun
Wu Yuzhang (1878-1966), writer, educator and communist politician
Wu Bangguo (1941-), PRC electrical engineer and politician, politburo member 1992-2012
Wubu County in Yulin 榆林, Shaanxi
Wu Guanzheng (1938-), former CCP Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
Wuzhong prefecture level city in Ningxia
Wubu County in Yulin 榆林, Shaanxi
Wujiang county level city in Suzhou 蘇州|苏州, Jiangsu
Wuqiao county in Cangzhou 滄州|沧州, Hebei
Wu Zimu (lived c. 1270), writer at the end of the Song dynasty
King Helu of Wu (-496 BC, reigned 514-496 BC), sometimes considered one of the Five Hegemons 春秋五霸 / also called 吳王闔廬|吴王阖庐
Wu Jingzi (1701-1754), Qing dynasty novelist, author of The Scholars 儒林外史
Goh Chok Tong (1941-), Singapore businessman and politician, prime minister 1990-2004
Wuqi town and county, Shaanxi / old spelling of Wuqi 吳起|吴起
Wu Jianren (1867-1910), late Qing dynasty novelist, author of The strange state of the world witnessed over 20 years 二十年目睹之怪現狀|二十年目睹之怪现状
lit. head in Wu and tail in Chu (idiom); fig. close together / head-to-tail / one thing starts where the other leaves off
King Helu of Wu (-496 BC, reigned 514-496 BC) / also called 吳王闔閭|吴王阖闾
Wu Yonggang (1907-1982), Chinese film director
to beg while playing the xiao 簫|箫 (mouth organ) / cf Wu Zixu 伍子胥, destitute refugee from Chu , busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician
pleasant-sounding Wu dialect / also written 吳儂軟語|吴侬软语
Wuqi county, Shaanxi / old spelling of 吳起縣|吴起县
General Lü Meng 呂蒙|吕蒙 of the southern state of Wu (idiom); model of self-improvement by diligent study (from unlettered soldier to top strategist of Wu)
Wu Jiajing (1618-1684), early Qing dynasty poet
Wu and Yue in the same boat (idiom); fig. cooperation between natural rivals / to collaborate towards a common end / in the same boat together


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