[ shahn-shee ]
/ ˈʃɑnˈʃi /
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a province in northern China. 60,656 sq. mi. (157,099 sq. km). Capital: Taiyuan.
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But today, almost a month after the Shanxi accident, the names of the victims are still a “state secret.”
View photographer Christian Als' gallery of the coal-fueled life in poverty-stricken Shanxi Province.
British Dictionary definitions for Shanxi
/ (ˈʃænˈʃiː) /
a province of N China: China's richest coal reserves and much heavy industry. Capital: Taiyuan. Pop: 33 140 000 (2003 est). Area: 157 099 sq km (60 656 sq miles)
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