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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′)
n.
A variety of Chinese spoken in Fujian province, eastern Guangdong province, and Taiwan.
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Fu•jian

(ˈfüˈdʒyɑn)

also Fukien



n.
a province in SE China opposite Taiwan. 31,830,000; 47,529 sq. mi. (123,000 sq. km). Cap.: Fuzhou.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fukien - any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien provinceFukien - any of the forms of Chinese spoken in Fukien province
Chinese - any of the Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in China; regarded as dialects of a single language (even though they are mutually unintelligible) because they share an ideographic writing system
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My aunt drew it out on a cardboard like an art project and then taught me a sing-song way in Fukien, making it far more enjoyable.
On August 1851, the two immigrant factions from the Fukien province of China battled against each other in a violent confrontation.
Braulio Lim is the ninth child born in Davao of the hardworking Chinese couple from Fukien, China, named Lim Bi Qui (aka Tan Kim Kee) and Ang Tiam.
Chung 3066; Fukien, China), f, g Relatively rare trilocular specimen in apical and lateral views (F 222209: D.D.
When his friends from Fujian told him about the exile in the inland China and the the failure of manipulation of the Minzheng (Fukien) government; Japan attacked and occupied the northeast of China, proclaimed Pu Yi as the emperor and set up an illegal ManChu country, sent troops to Rihe, Hebei, built Yin Ru Geng an illegal organization, and pressed forward to Beijing, Qiu was extremely filled with grief and indignation.
He said the programme is the first collaboration between Chinese embassy in Malaysia with the Fukien province government and hoped that this friendship will be carried forward by the youths who represents the future of bilateral relations between the two countries.
There are no shortage of historic sites to see too such as the Old Tainan Canal and buildings like the Lutaoyang Jiang Family Historic House, a large and extremely well-preserved Fukien style farming village, featuring bamboo-weaved houses and 200-year old mud dwellings.
Clonorchiasis in South Fukien with special reference to the discovery of crayfishes as second intermediate host.
The carvings come from the southern China provinces of Fukien, Hunan and the Pearl River Delta, with some retaining the dated dedication slips on the back showing when they were consecrated for use in the temple where they served.
Long, secretary of the Navy, were also strong proponents of acquiring a base in China and made a formal request to Secretary Hay to look into obtaining permission for a naval base in Samsah Bay in Fukien. Hay forwarded the request to Conger, but the American minister to China opposed attempts to obtain any territorial cession in China, reversing his previously enthusiastic support.
As my interviews in traditional hometown associations showed, senior members of the Fukien Hoyu Village American Association were busiest carrying out two ceremonies for their fellow townspersons, weddings and funerals.