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On the morning of the 29th of May, came into the port of Amoy and anchored.Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas|W. Hastings Macaulay
The shopkeeping class comes mostly from Fuh-kien and the coast districts of Amoy.
Mr. Swinhoe at my request looked at the dogs in China, at Amoy, and he soon noticed a brown dog with yellow spots over the eyes.
The Viceroy of Amoy sent a flag of truce to demand what was wanted.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
Their Missionary efforts is one of the most striking and praiseworthy characteristics of the Amoy churches.
old name for the island of southeastern China, now known as Xiamen. From 1851 as the name of a dialect of Chinese.