Xi'an

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See also: xian, Xian, xiān, xián, xiǎn, and xiàn

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 西安 (western stability).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɪˈæn/, /ˈʃiːˈɑːn/

Proper noun[edit]

Xi'an

  1. a city in central China and the capital of Shaanxi province.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Sian - former spelling
  • Chang'an - name before Ming dynasty

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