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Wanhsien

[Chinese wahn-shyen]
noun
  1. Wade-Giles. Wanxian.
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Historical Examples of wanhsien

  • 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

Wan-Hsien

noun
  1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Wanxian
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