[kan-soo; Chinese gahn-soo]


Wade-Giles. Gansu.

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Examples from the Web for kansu

Historical Examples of kansu

  • In Kansu and Kokonor we were told that unicorns were rare, one or two in a thousand.

    Mythical Monsters

    Charles Gould

  • The Tanguts, restless, predatory tribes, who hover about the north-eastern borderland between Koko-nor and Kansu.

    Man, Past and Present

    Agustus Henry Keane

British Dictionary definitions for kansu



a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Gansu
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