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Soochoo, or SU-TCHOW, a large city in the province of Kiang-Su, China, about 60 miles N.W. of Shanghai, and close to Lake Tai-ho and the Imperial Canal. Outside the walls, which make a circuit of ten miles, are populous suburbs. The Taeping rebels took the place in 1857, and it was recovered six years later.