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province of SE China, on Taiwan Strait: 47,529 sq mi (123,100 sq km); pop. 30,610,000; cap. Fuzhou
former transliteration Fukien
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A province of southeast China on the East China Sea and Taiwan Strait. Agriculture and fishing are important to its economy. Fuzhou is the capital. Population: 34,000,000.
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A variety of Chinese spoken in Fujian province, eastern Guangdong province, and Taiwan. Also called Fukien2.