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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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Among other operation plans, JAL will also add one weekly flight to the current three between Narita and Amoy.
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