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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).

Xia·men 2

 (shyä′mən)
n.
See Amoy2.

[After Xiamen.]
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Xiamen

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