Shensi

/ (ˈʃɛnˈsiː) /


noun
  1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Shaanxi

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How to use Shensi in a sentence

  • Before the end of 1862, a Tungan government was established in Kansuh, and its jurisdiction was for a time acknowledged in Shensi.

    The Life of Yakoob Beg | Demetrius Boulger
  • The rising soon assumed the proportions of a civil war, and the infection spread to the neighbouring province of Shensi.

    The Life of Yakoob Beg | Demetrius Boulger
  • Soon after young Kung gained the doctorate, and was appointed inspector of prisons in Shensi.

  • He took his wife along with him, but his mother remained at home, since Shensi was too far for her to travel.

  • These men formed a part of the emperor's guards and were under the command of members of the Shensi gentry.