/ (ˈnæn ˈʃæn) /
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a mountain range in N central China, mainly in Qinghai province, with peaks over 6000 m (20 000 ft)
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How to use Nan Shan in a sentence
The whole province is traversed in a south-westerly and north-easterly direction by the Nan-shan ranges.
This border-range, which continues on to the 97th meridian, separates the Nan-shan range from the Pe-shan range.
In the central Nan-shan it is only the north-eastern slopes that bear forests.
It may be described as a hilly region, forming part as it does of the Nan Shan ranges.
Part of the great Nan Shan range, fifteen miles south of Chang-an.