Xiamen

geographical name Xia·men \ ˈshyä-ˈmən \
variants: or Hsia-men or traditionally in English Amoy play \ä-ˈmȯi, a-, ə-\

Definition of Xiamen

city and port on two islands in Taiwan Strait in the province of Fujian, southeastern China population 3,325,000

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