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Zunyi or Tsunyi (both: dzōnˈyēˈ) [key], town (1994 est. pop. 295,200), N Guizhou prov., SW China. It is on the main highway to Sichuan and is the commercial and agricultural distribution center of N Guizhou. Iron and manganese ore are mined, food is processed, and textiles (cotton and silk), chemicals, and machine tools are manufactured.

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