tuchun

noun
tu·​chun | \ ˈdü-ˈjün How to pronounce tuchun (audio) , -ˈjᵫn How to pronounce tuchun (audio) \

Definition of tuchun

1 : a Chinese military governor (as of a province)
2 : a Chinese warlord

First Known Use of tuchun

1917, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tuchun

Chinese (Beijing) dūjūn

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“Tuchun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuchun. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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