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1) Amoy 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...spoken in and around the city of Xiamen in Fujian province in southeast China. After Amoy (Xiamen)....

2) Amoy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Amoy, (amoi´) (KEY) : see Xiamen, China....

3) Amoy. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See Xiamen....

4) 1874, April. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...1874, April An expedition was sent via Xiamen (Amoy) on the Chinese coast to Taiwan to redress the murder by locals there of Ryukyuan sailors in Dec. 1871; Japan...

5) Xiamen. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Xiamen, (shya´mun´) (KEY) or Amoy (amoi´) (KEY) , city (1994 est. pop. 458,000), S Fujian prov., China, on Xiamen island, at the mouth of the Jiulong River. It has...

6) cumshaw. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A tip; a gratuity. Pidgin English, from Chinese (Amoy) gamsia, an expression of thanks....

7) pekoe. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A grade of black tea consisting of the leaves around the buds. Chinese (Amoy) pek ho : pek, white + ho, down, fine feathers....

8) congou. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...obtained from the fifth and largest leaf gathered from a shoot tip of a tea plant. Chinese (Amoy) kong hu (te), elaborately prepared (tea), corresponding to Chinese...

9) 1958, Jan. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...The Chinese Communists began a heavy bombardment of Quemoy Island, off the coast of Xiamen (Amoy), precipitating a crisis. 3 Aug. 27 U.S. president Dwight D. Eisenhower...

10) tea. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...tea is served. 8. Slang Marijuana. Probably Dutch thee, from Malay teh, from Chinese (Amoy) te (equivalent to Chinese (Mandarin) cha). Here thou, great Anna! whom...

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