Xi-an definition

shēän, shyän
A city of north-central China southwest of Beijing. Once an imperial capital known as Chang'an, it is today the capital of Shaanxi province.
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(place) City in NC China, on the Wei River; capital of Shaanxi province.
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A city in central China and the capital of Shaanxi province.
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Origin of xi-an

  • From Chinese 西安 (xī'ān) - "Western stability".

    From Wiktionary