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  • proper noun The language of these people, belonging to the Tai language group.
  • proper noun An ethnic group of people who mostly live in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China.
  • proper noun A Chinese surname.


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  • Justin Zhuang for the Wall Street Journal Ms. Khong has won the endorsement of Singaporean food guru K.F. Seetoh for her soup, which includes charcoal-braised mushrooms and prawn dumplings.

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  • "Our ultimate wish is for the central government to investigate" alleged local corruption in Wukan, said one villager, who like many gave only a surname, Zhuang.

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  • "I'm willing to offer free legal consultation for all 'sick people' receiving vacation-like treatments," wrote Li Zhuang, a prominent criminal-defense lawyer who was imprisoned in Chongqing for 18 months after defending an alleged gang leader in court.

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  • Li Shuhou/Xinhua/ A fireman worked to rescue a man stuck in a narrow gap between two walls on Friday in Liujiang, China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

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  • Justin Zhuang for the Wall Street Journal After her hawker husband passed away almost 30 years ago, Khong Hing Noey began selling macaroni soup.

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  • Neuroengineering Monkey Do—Virtually Katie Zhuang/Nicolelis Lab/Duke University Researchers implanted electrodes into the brains of two monkeys to let them control an avatar of an arm.

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  • Lawyers were particularly outraged when a prominent Beijing-based defense attorney, Li Zhuang, was jailed last year in what they said was a show trial after trying to defend one of the organized-crime bosses caught up in Mr. Bo's crackdown.

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