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  1. Older Spelling. Shanxi.
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Historical Examples of shansi

  • This was the empire of the Toba, in the north of the present province of Shansi.

    A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]

    Wolfram Eberhard

  • The unlimited iron and coal fields of Shansi and Chili should be developed on a large scale.

  • To the southwest are the provinces of Chili and Shansi, and the Hoangho valley with a population of nearly a hundred millions.

  • Here the line enters the northeastern corner of the vast iron and coal field of Shansi.

  • From Taiyuan, it proceeds northwestward through another rich iron and coal field of Shansi to Kolan.

British Dictionary definitions for shansi


  1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Shanxi
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