from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In Pinyin Jin·men (jĭnˈmĕnˈ)Quemoy An island and group of 2 islands and 12 islets off southeast China in Taiwan Strait. The islands are heavily fortified and have been administered, along with Matsu, by Taiwan since the Chinese Revolution of 1949.
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- proper n. a small archipelago, also known as Kinmen, in southern China
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