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  1. Wade-Giles(ProperNoun)

    A certain system, once extremely popular, for transcribing the Beijing form of Mandarin Chinese into the Latin alphabet.

  2. Origin: From the surnames of Thomas Wade and Herbert Giles, who developed the system.


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