Xiamen

[shyah-mœn]

noun Pinyin.

an island near the Chinese mainland in the Taiwan Strait.
a seaport on this island.

Also Hsiamen.
Also called Amoy.
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British Dictionary definitions for xiamen

Xiamen

noun

a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Amoy
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