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[shen-see; Chinese shuhn-shee]
  1. Older Spelling. Shaanxi.
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Examples from the Web for shensi

Historical Examples

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • He, for instance, mentions that in visiting the provinces of Shansi and Shensi he observed many plantations of mulberry trees.

British Dictionary definitions for shensi


  1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Shaanxi
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