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A-Ma, also known as Ahma, Tin Hau, Mazu and Matsu, is a local goddess of the south-west coast of China. The name "Macau" may be a derivitive of her name. Legends suggest she may be a reincarnation of Kuan Yin, the Chinese and East Asian Buddha of Compassion. She is reputed to protect fishermen and unmarried women. This statute of her overlooks the harbor from a peak.

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