Definitions for xianˈʃiˈɑn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
or Xi'•an ; or Si•an
the capital of Shaanxi province, in central China: a capital of China under the Han and T'ang dynasties. 2,760,000.
Category: Pinyin, Geography (places)
Ref: Formerly, Changan.
Xian, Sian, Singan, Changan, Hsian(noun)
a city of central China; capital of ancient Chinese empire 221-206 BC
a city in central China and the capital of Shaanxi province.
Origin: From Χ, the first letter of Greek Χριστος (Christos, meaning Christ).