[shen-see; Chinese shuhn-shee]
- Older Spelling. Shaanxi.
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Examples from the Web for shensi
We come from Shensi, and have taken the house for a short time.The Chinese Fairy Book
In Shensi he was joined by some leaders of the late revolution.The Annual Register 1914
On being asked, he said he came from Shensi; and there was an air of straightforwardness about all his remarks.
It passes through the famous oil field in Shensi, and the northern border of the northwestern Shansi coal field.The International Development of China
He, for instance, mentions that in visiting the provinces of Shansi and Shensi he observed many plantations of mulberry trees.State of the Union Addresses of Theodore Roosevelt
- a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Shaanxi
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