Xi'an

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • Xian (sometimes proscribed)
  • Sian (obsolete)

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
    Synonym: Chang'an (historical)

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