yuan


yu·an

noun \ˈyü-ən, yü-ˈän\

: the basic unit of money in China; also : a coin or bill worth one yuan

plural yuan

Full Definition of YUAN

1
the basic monetary unit of China — see money table
2
:  the dollar of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

Origin of YUAN

Chinese (Beijing) yuán
First Known Use: 1917

Rhymes with YUAN

Yu·an

geographical name \ˈywen, ˈywän\

Definition of YUAN

1
river 500 miles (805 kilometers) SE cen China flowing from Guizhou NE to NE Hunan
2
— see red 4

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