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Fukien

[foo-kyen] /ˈfuˈkyɛn/
noun
1.
Older Spelling. Fujian.
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  • Foochow, the capital of Fukien Province, ranks third among our second-class seaports.

  • There are many seamen in Fukien, and every year people are lost at sea.

  • This beautiful little deer in Fukien is hardly larger than a fox.

    Camps and Trails in China Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • Now Li had been brought up in Fukien province on the seashore, and was a skilful swimmer.

    A Chinese Wonder Book Norman Hinsdale Pitman
  • The Chinese part of the island, I suppose, belongs to Fukien?

    Peeps Into China E. C. Phillips
  • The language of Fukien is a greater annoyance than in any other of the Chinese coast provinces.

    Camps and Trails in China Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • In Fukien Province the missionaries receive two months' vacation.

    Camps and Trails in China Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • Travel in Fukien is an unceasing trial, for transport is entirely by coolies who carry from eighty to one hundred pounds.

    Camps and Trails in China Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • Our work in Fukien taught us much that may be of help to other naturalists who contemplate a visit to this province.

    Camps and Trails in China Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • In Fukien we hunted serows on the summit of a high mountain clothed with a dense jungle of dwarf bamboo.

    Camps and Trails in China Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews

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