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Wei Jiangong museum open in Hai’an

Father of Xinhua dictionary

By Zhao Yongjin

On 17 November, Wei Jiangong museum was open in Hai’an Economic and Technological Development Zone. It was also Wei Jiangong’s 120th anniversary.

Wei Jiangong, born in Hai’an Xichang, is a famous linguist and educator. He led the edition of Xinhua dictionary, which is the most influential and most authoritative small Chinese dictionary up now. It has a close to 1 billion circulation. He is called ‘the father of Xinhua dictionary’.

Board chairman of Jiangsu Haixun industry group Zhong Jihe donated money to build Wei Jianhong museum.

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