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Xiamen

[ shyah-mœn ]
/ ˈʃyɑˈmœn /
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noun Pinyin.

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

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Also (Wade-Giles) Hsia·men [shyah-muhn] /ˈʃyɑˈmʌn/ .
Also called Amoy.

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Xiamen
/ (ˈʃjɑːˈmɛn) /

noun

a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Amoy
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