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Chu may refer to:

Surname
  • A common Chinese surname
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  • Chu (Ten Kingdoms), a kingdom during the Period of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms
  • State of Chu(楚), a state in the Spring and Autumn Period and Warring States Period of ancient China
  • Kingdom of Chu, a state proclaimed by various rebellion leaders after the fall of the Qin Dynasty, including the state proclaimed by Xiang Yu during the Chu Han Contention
  • The short-lived regime of Huan Xuan: see Jin Dynasty (265-420)
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CHU may refer to: Chu (朱), often denoted Zhu in Pinyin in today’s Mainland China, is one of the most common Surnames in China, with a Population of over ten million. ... The Chu (or Chui or Chuy) (Russian: Чу, Kyrgyz: Чүй, Kazakh: Шу) is one of the longest rivers in Kyrgyzstan and drains the northern Kyrgyz ranges of the western Tian Shan, flowing through the Chuy valley near the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek before leaving Kyrgyzstan and flowing into Kazakhstan. ... Chu is the name of a city and also of a town in Kazakhstan. ... Not to be confused with the unrelated province of Hebei Hubei (Chinese: 湖北; pinyin: Húběi; Wade-Giles: Hu-pei, also seen as Hupeh), abbreviated to 鄂 (pinyin: È, WG: O), a province of the Peoples Republic of China, lies to the north of the Dongting Lake... Not to be confused with the unrelated provinces of Hainan and Henan Hunan (湖南; pinyin: Húnán) is a province of China, located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of the Dongting Lake (hence the name Hunan, meaning south of the lake). Hunan is... Chu (楚) was a kingdom in what-is-now China during the Period of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms. ... State of Chu (small seal script, 220 BC) Chu (楚) was a kingdom in what is now southern China during the Spring and Autumn period (722-481 BCE) and Warring States Period (481-212 BCE). ... King of Chu was the title used by several rebellion leaders during the collapse of Qin Dynasty. ... Huan Xuan (桓玄) (369-404), courtesy name Jingdao (敬道), nickname Lingbao (靈寶), formally Emperor Wudao of Chu, was a Jin Dynasty (265-420) warlord who briefly took over the imperial throne from Emperor An of Jin and declared his own state of Chu in 403, but was defeated by an uprising led by... The Jin Dynasty (晉 pinyin: jìn, 265-420), one of the Six Dynasties, followed the Three Kingdoms and preceded the Southern and Northern Dynasties in China. ... Frank Chu (born 24 March 1960) is one of San Francisco’s best-known eccentrics. ... Old Church Slavonic (Old Bulgarian or Old Slavic) is the first literary Slavic language, developed from the Slavic dialect of Thessaloniki (Solun) by the 9th century Byzantine missionaries, Saints Cyril and Methodius. ... Traditional Chinese musical instruments comprise a wide range of string, wind, and percussion instruments. ... Chopsticks is also the name of a simple piece of music for piano. ... Mǐn N n (Chinese: 閩南語), also spelt as Minnan or Min-nan; native name B ; literally means Southern Min or Southern Fujian and refers to the local language/dialect of southern Fujian province, China. ... Taiwanese (pe̍h-oÄ“-jÄ«: Tâi-oân-oÄ“ or Tâi-gí; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) is a variant of Amoy Min Nan Chinese spoken by about 70% of Taiwans population. ... Toponymy is the taxonomic study of toponyms (place-names), their origins and their meanings. ...   (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Fu-chien; Postal map spelling: Fukien, Foukien; local transliteration Hokkien from Min Nan Hok-kiàn) is one of the provinces on the southeast coast of the Peoples Republic of China. ...


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NRC Short Wave Station Broadcasts (CHU) | NRC-INMS (1229 words)
The CHU station is located 15 km southwest of Ottawa at 45º 17' 47" N, 75º 45' 22" W. Main transmitter powers are 3 kW at 3330 and 14 670 kHz, and 10 kW at 7335 kHz.
In 1970 the responsibility of operating CHU was transferred from the astronomers at the Dominion Observatory, to the physicists at the National Research Council.
Since CHU's transmissions are well within 100µs of official Canadian time, for all distant users of CHU, the dominant source of time error comes from the radio wave path reflecting off the ionosphere as the radio signal travels from the transmitter (in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) to the user.
United States Olympic Committee - Chu, Julie (351 words)
At age 8, Chu begged her father to let her switch from figure skating to hockey lessons to be like her older brother, Richard.
Chu took two terms off from Choate to train with the U.S. National Team for the 2000-01 season.
Chu is always smiling and thrilled to be on the ice no matter what time it is
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