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[kyang-soo; Chinese gyahng-soo]
noun Older Spelling.
  1. Jiangsu.
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Historical Examples

  • Shinyangkang, on the eastern coast of Kiangsu, south of the old mouth of the Hoangho.

    The International Development of China

    Sun Yat-sen

  • Sunglo is likewise a general term for the green teas produced on the hills in Kiangsu.

  • For these exploits he was made governor of Kiangsu, was decorated with a yellow jacket, and was created an earl.

British Dictionary definitions for kiangsu


  1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Jiangsu
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