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Spanish writing Chu (English Chou or Zhou) is the surname 曹 from Guangzhou, Guangdong (Canton). Places:
- Districts in the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China
- Chu River in modern Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan
- Chu, Kazakhstan (presently more commonly spelled "Shu"), a city in Kazakhstan
- Chu River in Vietnam
- A popular unofficial name for the Hubei Province and Hunan Province in the People's Republic of China States:
- Chu (Ten Kingdoms), a kingdom during the Period of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms
- State of Chu(楚), a state in the Spring and Autumn Period and Warring States Period of ancient China
- Kingdom of Chu, a state proclaimed by various rebellion leaders after the fall of the Qin Dynasty, including the state proclaimed by Xiang Yu during the Chu Han Contention
- The short-lived regime of Huan Xuan: see Jin Dynasty (265-420) Other:
- Old Church Slavonic (ISO 639 alpha-3, chu)
- Chu (instrument), an ancient Chinese instrument made of wood like a box that is struck by a stick to mark section beginnings
- A variation on the Latin transliteration of the common Chinese surname Zhu.
- Meaning House or Home in Min Nan Chinese and its Taiwanese dialect. This word appear on Toponym widely in Fujian, Taiwan, Singapore. See Chhù(厝).
- Chu, the Japanese onomatopoeia for the sound of a kiss.
- Chu, a merman character from the Japanese animated cartoon series One Piece.
- Chu Jelly, a recurrent enemy in the Legend of Zelda series.
CHU may refer to:
- Chung Hua University, a university in Hsinchu, Republic of China (Taiwan)
- Houston County Airport, in Houston County, Minnesota.
- CHU (callsign), the callsign of a shortwave radio station in Ottawa, Canada
- ChristenUnie, a Dutch political party
- Christelijk-Historische Unie (Christian-Historical Union), an influential Protestant political party in the Netherlands
- Churchill College, Cambridge, used in University of Cambridge internal publications
- , China Unicom's stock symbol on the New York Stock Exchange.
- Containerized housing unit, a shipping container converted to living space.