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Fukien

[foo-kyen]
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noun
  1. Older Spelling. Fujian.
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Examples from the Web for fukien

Historical Examples

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

    The Chinese Fairy Book

    Various

  • The Chinese part of the island, I suppose, belongs to Fukien?

    Peeps Into China

    E. C. Phillips

  • Foochow, the capital of Fukien Province, ranks third among our second-class seaports.

  • Now Li had been brought up in Fukien province on the seashore, and was a skilful swimmer.

    A Chinese Wonder Book

    Norman Hinsdale Pitman

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

    Camps and Trails in China

    Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews