Shaanxi

[ shahn-shee ]
/ ˈʃɑnˈʃi /

noun Pinyin.

a province in N central China. 75,598 sq. mi. (195,799 sq. km). Capital: Xian.

Also Shensi.

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British Dictionary definitions for shaanxi

Shaanxi

Shensi

/ (ˈʃænˈʃiː) /

noun

a province of NW China: one of the earliest centres of Chinese civilization; largely mountainous. Capital: Xi'an. Pop: 36 900 000 (2003 est). Area: 195 800 sq km (75 598 sq miles)
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