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Definition of "xian" []

  • Original name Sehi. 5th century ad, Chinese Buddhist monk: his pilgrimage to India (399–414) began relations between China and India (noun)
  • Abbreviation of Christian. (proper-noun)

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Use "xian" in a sentence
  • "Long, cylindrical-shaped zongzi called xian rou zong"
  • "Beijing Pie House serves a dozen meat- and vegetable-filled pies, called xian bing, as well as savory pancakes, noodle soups and other northern Chinese specialties."
  • "Movieguide isn't giving a "xian" perspective on Darwin."