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(Placename) a former name of Xi'an


or Xi'•an

or Si•an


the capital of Shaanxi province, in central China: a capital of China under the Han and T'ang dynasties. 2,760,000.
Formerly, Changan.
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Noun1.Changan - a city of central ChinaChangan - a city of central China; capital of ancient Chinese empire 221-206 BC
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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