Xiamen


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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).

Xia·men 2

 (shyä′mən)
n.
See Amoy2.

[After Xiamen.]

Xiamen

(ˈʃjɑːˈmɛn)
n
(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Amoy

Xia•men

(ˈʃyɑˈmœn)

also Hsiamen



n.
1. an island near the Chinese mainland in the Taiwan Strait.
2. a seaport on this island. 507,390.
Also called Amoy.
References in periodicals archive ?
"At the same time, all flights from Xiamen Airlines to the Philippines will be carried out normally to provide air transportation services for passengers."
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 8, 2018-Cogobuy to form AI + healthcare industrial center in Xiamen, China under business strategic planning and business growth
Summary: Xiamen [China], September 4 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday announced $76 million for a BRICS economic and technology cooperation plan and another $4 million to support the projects of the bloc's New Development Bank at the BRICS summit in Xiamen, China.
Xiamen Airlines has launched its Xiamen-Shenzhen-Seattle service, creating an air bridge connecting two of China's major special economic zones and an economicly strong city on the US West Coast, the company said.
Travel Business Review-August 3, 2011--Boeing Announces Delivery of 737 Aircraft to Xiamen Airlines(C)2011] ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
To come along with the projected Fujian group will include the province's other financial and industrial sub-groups and Xiamen financial delegation will be one of them.
Summary: Xiamen [China], Sep 4 (ANI): A scheduled airport welcoming ceremony in Xiamen for Prime Minister Narendra Modi was cancelled on Sunday due to the bad weather.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 25, 2017-China Distance Education Closes Acquisition of Chinese Education Software Firm Xiamen NetinNet
Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Xiamen Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the purchase of up to 30 737 MAX 200 airplanes, valued at up to USD3.39 billion at current list prices, the companies said.
As of the end of 2015, Xiamen Tungsten has 20 holding subsidiaries and 1 branch, a national tungsten materials engineering technology research center, a research center for rare earths and energy new materials, and two post-doctoral workstations.