Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

Wanhsien

[Chinese wahn-shyen] /Chinese ˈwɑnˈʃyɛn/
noun
1.
Wade-Giles. Wanxian.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Wanhsien
Historical Examples
  • Since its foundation in 1887, the Inland Mission of Wanhsien has been conducted with brave perseverance.

    An Australian in China George Ernest Morrison
  • They were the beggars of the city, who had just received their midday meal at the "Wanhsien Ragged Homes."

    An Australian in China George Ernest Morrison
  • Wanhsien is a very rich city, with wealthy merchants and great salt hongs.

    An Australian in China George Ernest Morrison
British Dictionary definitions for Wanhsien

Wanhsien

/ˈwænˈʃjɛn/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Wanxian
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for wanhsien

Word Value for Wanhsien

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends