[ lahn-joh ]
/ ˈlɑnˈdʒoʊ /
a city in and the capital of Gansu province, in N China, on the Huang He.
Also Older Spellings Lan·chow, Lan·chou.
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This line starts from Lanchow southwestward and follows the same route as line (a) as far as Titao.The International Development of China|Sun Yat-sen
British Dictionary definitions for lanchow (1 of 2)
/ (ˈlænˈtʃaʊ) /
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Lanzhou
British Dictionary definitions for lanchow (2 of 2)
Lanchow or Lan-chou
/ (ˈlænˈdʒəʊ) /
a city in N China, capital of Gansu province, on the Yellow River: situated on the main route between China and the West. Pop.: 1 788 000 (2005 est)
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