Amoy

noun
\ ä-ˈmȯi How to pronounce Amoy (audio) , a-, ə- \

Definition of Amoy

: the dialect of Chinese spoken in and near Xiamen (Amoy) in southeastern China

First Known Use of Amoy

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Amoy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amoy. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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