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Meaning of xian

xian

Pronunciation: (Chin. shyän), [key]
— n.
  1. hsien.

Xi•an

Pronunciation: (shē'än'), [key]
— n. Pinyin.
  1. a city in and the capital of Shaanxi province, in central China: capital of the ancient Chinese Empire. 1,600,000.
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