Definition of Zhou in English:


Line breaks: Zhou
Pronunciation: /dʒəʊ
(also Chou)
A dynasty which ruled in China from the 11th century bc to 256 bc.

The dynasty’s rule is commonly divided into Western Zhou (which ruled from a capital in the west of the region near Xian until 771 bc) and Eastern Zhou (which ruled after 771 bc from a capital based in the east). The rule of the Eastern Zhou, although weak and characterized by strife, saw the Chinese classical age of Confucius and Lao-tzu

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