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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.


(ˈfuːˈkjɛn) or


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



also Fukien

a province in SE China opposite Taiwan. 31,830,000; 47,529 sq. mi. (123,000 sq. km). Cap.: Fuzhou.
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The ship was then confiscated and auctioned off by the Fuchien Lienchiang District Prosecutors Office, and its crew members were each sentenced to seven months in prison by the Fuchien Lienchiang District Court on Jan.
(2) The Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society, which was founded in 1850, began to bring workers to sugar plantations in 1852, first from Fuchien Province and later from Kuangtung, Hong Kong, and Macau.
Tenmoku is a Japanese word from "T'ien-mu", a mountain range in the Fuchien Province of China which gave its name to the pottery after priests visiting a monastery there returned to Japan with Buddhist altar items.