州 means 'state'

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Strokes : 6    Frequency: 488   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 37    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 28 words   Used in 120 words   Used in 662 names   Component in 2 kanji (1 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   state, province, county    sandbank
Kun    state, province
Name    くに
Origin of katakana ツ
⿻   river  ⿲   dot   dot   dot  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 州 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 州 is used 116 times, read 2 ways. 1 words use a non-standard reading.
シュウ : 103 words FIND ALL
noun, noun (suffix)
1. state; province; county; oblast; department (of ancient China)
2. continent
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す : 12 words FIND ALL
sandbank; sandbar
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
Iceland  (see also: 愛斯蘭; often written with kana only)
Henshall: 320 (originally: 304)  Joy o' Kanji : 304  Key to Kanji: 484 

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シュウ    state, province, county   す sandbank   
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セン   かわ river   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   
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