- Older Spelling. Shanxi.
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This was the empire of the Toba, in the north of the present province of Shansi.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]
The unlimited iron and coal fields of Shansi and Chili should be developed on a large scale.
To the southwest are the provinces of Chili and Shansi, and the Hoangho valley with a population of nearly a hundred millions.
Here the line enters the northeastern corner of the vast iron and coal field of Shansi.
From Taiyuan, it proceeds northwestward through another rich iron and coal field of Shansi to Kolan.
- a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Shanxi
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