Definition of Xian in English:

Xian

Syllabification: Xi·an
Pronunciation: /ˈSHēˈän
 
/
(also Hsian)
An industrial city in central China, capital of Shaanxi province; population 3,094,300 (est. 2006). The city has been inhabited since the 11th century bc, having previously been the capital of the Han, Sui, and Tang dynasties. Former names Changan, Siking.

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