Chu

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Chu

biographical name \ˈchü\

Definition of CHU

Steven 1948– Am. physicist; United States secy. of energy (2009–13)

Chu

geographical name \ˈchü\

Definition of CHU

1
— see zhu
2
river over 1000 miles (1609 kilometers) SE Kazakhstan flowing E into Issyk Kul

Chu

   (Concise Encyclopedia)

One of the states contending for power in China, 770–221 BC. Chu emerged in the 8th century BC in the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang) valley. It struggled with other states for supreme control over China in the 3rd century BC but lost out to Qin, which formed the first great Chinese empire.

Variants of CHU

Chu or Ch'u

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