yamen

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See also: yámen and yámén

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Mandarin 衙門衙门 (yámen).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɑːmən/, /jɑːˈmɛn/, /jɑːˈmʌn/

Noun[edit]

yamen (plural yamens)

  1. A residence of an official of the Chinese Empire.
    yamen runner

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