Quemoy

play
geographical name Que·moy \ki-ˈmȯi, kwi-; ˈkwē-ˌ\
variants: or Chinese

Jinmen

\ˈjin-ˈmən\play or

Kinmen

\ˈjin-ˈmən\

Definition of Quemoy

  1. island of southeastern China in the Taiwan Strait 15 miles (24 kilometers) east of Xiamen that has been garrisoned by Taiwan since 1950 population 60,544

Learn More about quemoy


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Quemoy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a frightening dream

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!