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|State of Ju|
Ju is a small state in the east
|Religion||Chinese folk religion|
|Historical era||Western Zhou period
Spring and Autumn period
Warring States period
|•||Conquered by Chu||431 BC|
|Today part of||China|
Ju (Chinese: 莒; pinyin: Jǔ) was an Dongyi state in modern Shandong province during the Zhou dynasty (1046–256 BCE) of ancient China. The rulers of Ju had the surname of Ji 己. According to the Shuowen Jiezi, "Ju" means taro or a wooden tool. It was weakened by wars with the states of Chu and Qi. Eventually the state was annexed by Qi, and the City of Ju became a major stronghold of Qi.
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