Xi'an

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See also: xian, Xian, xián, xiàn, xiān, xiǎn, xī'àn, and Xī'ān

English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • (sometimes proscribed): Xian
  • (obsolete): Sian

Etymology[edit]

From the pinyin romanization of Chinese 西安 (Xī'ān, Western Peace).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃɪˈæn/, /ˈʃiːˈɑːn/

Proper noun[edit]

Xi'an

  1. A city of central China, now the capital of Shaanxi.

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