Yueh

noun

yüˈā
plural Yueh or Yuehs
: one of a group of south China people formerly occupying the coastal provinces from Chekiang southward, having affinities with the early Yao and early Vietnamese, and founding an empire reaching its greatest height at Canton in Kwangtung Province

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Etymology

Chinese (Pekingese) Yüeh4

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“Yueh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yueh. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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