Wanhsien

[ Chinese wahn-shyen ]
/ Chinese ˈwɑnˈʃyɛn /

noun

Wade-Giles. Wanxian.
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Examples from the Web for wanhsien

  • 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
  • Since its foundation in 1887, the Inland Mission of Wanhsien has been conducted with brave perseverance.

    An Australian in China|George Ernest Morrison

British Dictionary definitions for wanhsien

Wanhsien

Wan-Hsien

/ (ˈwænˈʃjɛn) /

noun

a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Wanxian
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