Xiamen(redirected from Amoy, China)
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Xia·men 1(shyä′mən) also A·moy (ä-moi′)
A city of southeast China east-northeast of Guangzhou on the Taiwan Strait. It was a treaty port following the Opium War (1839-1842).
(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Amoy
1. an island near the Chinese mainland in the Taiwan Strait.
2. a seaport on this island. 507,390.Also called Amoy.