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Amoy

(ämoi`): see XiamenXiamen
or Amoy
, city (1994 est. pop. 458,000), S Fujian prov., China, on Xiamen island, at the mouth of the Jiulong River. It has an excellent natural harbor and is connected to the mainland by a railroad (built 1957) that crosses on a dike.
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Amoy

 

(Hsiamen), a city in Southeast China, in Fukien Province, located on Amoy Island on the Formosa Strait. Population (1959), 221,000. Amoy is a port and railroad terminus. It is joined to the mainland by a causeway 5 km long. It is a major commercial and fishing center in China. Local products include machines, foods, chemicals, rubber and rubber products, and glass and allied products. Amoy has a university.

Amoy

1. a port in SE China, in Fujian province on Amoy Island, at the mouth of the Jiulong River opposite Taiwan: one of the first treaty ports opened to European trade (1842). Pop.: 746 000 (2005 est.)
2. the dialect of Chinese spoken in Amoy, Taiwan, and elsewhere: a Min dialect
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Welcoming the study of the WHO expert team on SARS transmission in Amoy Gardens, Hong Kong official said the findings are similar to the conclusions made by an earlier government probe, which blamed human contact and contamination of the drainage and sewage systems for spreading the contagious disease rapidly.
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