[ kan-soo; Chinese gahn-soo ]
/ ˈkænˈsu; Chinese ˈgɑnˈsu /


Wade-Giles. Gansu.


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Example sentences from the Web for kansu

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

    Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane
  • In Kansu and Kokonor we were told that unicorns were rare, one or two in a thousand.

    Mythical Monsters|Charles Gould

British Dictionary definitions for kansu

/ (ˈkænˈsuː) /


a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Gansu
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