吳淞

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Chinese[edit]

Wu
(Suzhou region)
Song
(river name)
trad. (吳淞)
simp. (吴淞)
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Etymology[edit]

From its position at the mouth of Wusong Creek (the present-day Wenzaobang), a branch of the Wusong River (the present-day Suzhou Creek)

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吳淞

  1. (geography) Short for Wusong Subdistrict (吴淞街道), an area of Baoshan District in Shanghai, China
  2. (geography, historical) Short for Wusong River, a former name of the Suzhou Creek in Shanghai
  3. (geography, historical) Short for Wusong Creek, a former name of the Wenzaobang in Shanghai
  4. (geography, historical) Wusong, a former port on the lower Huangpu River near its confluence with the Yangtze, since merged with Shanghai