Quemoy

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geographical name Que·moy \ki-ˈmȯi, kwi-; ˈkwē-ˌ\

Definition of Quemoy

  1. island SE China in Taiwan Strait 15 miles (24 kilometers) E of Xiamen; garrisoned by Taiwan since 1950 pop 60,544

Variants of quemoy

or Chinese

Jinmen

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Kinmen

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