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Fu·jian 1(fo͞o′jyän′) also Fu·kien (-kyĕn′)
A province of southeast China on the East China Sea and Taiwan Strait. Fuzhou is the capital.
Fu·jian 2(fo͞o′jyän′) also Fu·kien (-kyĕn′) or Fu·kie·nese (-kyə-nēz′, -nēs′)
A variety of Chinese spoken in Fujian province, eastern Guangdong province, and Taiwan.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Placename) a province of SE China: mountainous and forested, drained chiefly by the Min River; noted for the production of flower-scented teas. Capital: Fuzhou. Pop: 34 880 000 (2003 est). Area: 123 000 sq km (47 970 sq miles)
2. (Languages) any of the Chinese dialects of this province. See also Min
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a province in SE China opposite Taiwan. 31,830,000; 47,529 sq. mi. (123,000 sq. km). Cap.: Fuzhou.
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