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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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Companies Mentioned in this Report: Amoy, Sharwood's, Heinz, Crosse and Blackwell, Rana, Pasta Company, Emma Giordani, Dell-Ugo, Super Noodles, Naked Noodles, Clearspring, Napolina, De Cecco, Buitoni, Marshall, Tesco, Sainbury's, ASDA, Morrisons, The Co-operative Group
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An accomplished eventer, by the time she married David Lloyd, in 1968, aged 21, Harrington had already won the UK pony club championships and competed atBurghley and Badminton where, in 1983, she finished third on Amoy, with only Lucinda Green and Mike Tucker ahead of her.
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The pounds 470 million deal with Danone, announced in June, would add sauces such as Lea & Perrins, Amoy and Daddies to US giant Heinz's larder of beans, soups and ketchup.