Fujian or Fukien (ˈfuːˈkjɛn
- a province of SE China: mountainous and forested, drained chiefly by the Min River;
noted for the production of flower-scented teas. Capital: Fuzhou. Pop: 34 880 000
(2003 est). Area: 123 000 sq km (47 970 sq miles)
- any of the Chinese dialects of this province See also Min
Example Sentences Including 'Fujian'
He explains: " Fujian is a typical strain of influenza A that's quite virulent.
Belfast Telegraph (2003)
The boy developed flu-like symptoms on February 9 while visiting relatives in China's southern Fujian province.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
The smaller but telling minorities from Fujian and Shandong, etc. all contributed.
Hong Kong! Hong Kong!
The vaccine for the next southern hemisphere winter, which will be available in February, will protect against Fujian.
New Scientist (2004)
Typhoon Chebi has killed 73 people in China's Fujian province and nine in Taiwan.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
We didn't know for sure what the A Fujian strain was going to do.
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