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Yuan (元 or 圆 Pinyin yun) is, in Chinese language, the base unit of currency, for example, US dollar is Mei yuan (美元). However, in international context, they may refer one of the four Chinese currencies: Other meanings:
  1. Yuan Dynasty, Mongol ruling period of China
  2. Yuan, one of several Chinese family names; 袁, 元, 苑, 阮, 原, 源, 爰 in Mandarin; 垣, 玄 in Cantonese.
  3. Thai Yuan, a people of Northern Thailand
  4. Yun (院), a branch of government stipulated by the Constitution of the Republic of China (now on Taiwan), e.g. Legislative Yuan
  5. Yuan River(沅江 or 沅水), one of the four largest rivers in Hunan, a tributary of Yangtze River.

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