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Wanhsien

[Chinese wahn-shyen]
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noun
  1. Wade-Giles. Wanxian.
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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

  • Wanhsien is a very rich city, with wealthy merchants and great salt hongs.

    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


British Dictionary definitions for wanhsien

Wanhsien

Wan-Hsien

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