Xi-an



a city in and the capital of shaanxi province, in central china: capital of the ancient chinese empire.
noun
an industrial city in central china, capital of shaanxi province: capital of china for 970 years at various times between the 3rd century bc and the 10th century ad; seat of the northwestern university (1937); famous for qin dynasty emperor qinshihuang’s tomb (207 bc) with 8000-strong terracotta army. pop: 3 256 000 (2005 est) former names changan, siking

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