island of a small group in Taiwan Strait; part of the political unit of Taiwan: pop. 43,000
See Quemoy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
(kĭ-moiˈ) In Pinyin Jin·men(jĭnˈmĕnˈ)
An island and group of 2 islands and 12 islets off southeast China in Taiwan Strait. The islands are heavily fortified and have been administered, along with Matsu, by Taiwan since the Chinese Revolution of 1949.