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Lanzhou

[ lahn-joh ]
/ ˈlɑnˈdʒoʊ /
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noun Pinyin.
a city in and the capital of Gansu province, in N China, on the Huang He.
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Also Older Spellings Lan·chow, Lan·chou .

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British Dictionary definitions for Lanzhou

Lanzhou

Lanchow or Lan-chou

/ (ˈlænˈdʒəʊ) /

noun
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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