American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A province of north-central China. It was long a corridor for the Silk Road to Turkistan, India, and Persia. Lanzhou is the capital. Population: 25,100,000.
- n. a province in northwestern China
- n. a province in north-central China; formerly part of the Silk Road to Turkistan and India and Persia
- From Mandarin trad. 甘肅, simpl. 甘肃 (pinyin: Gānsù) (Wiktionary)
“Meanwhile, in Gansu Province, a work camp laborer named Lin is finally released from eight years of forced labor on the outskirts of civilization.”
“The set came from a ruling family in Gansu province, an important entry to China via the Silk Road.”
“Gansu is the only PC province where volunteers have central heat, so everywhere else, you gotta layer, use space heaters, and electric blankets.”
“For example, Tianshui Benma Brewery Co Ltd in Gansu Province, in which Denmark-based Carlsberg has an investment, discharged untreated wastewater into rivers for two years, defying repeated government orders asking it to stop.”
“Pork producers in Gansu are worried that the government may soon stop them from selling pork.”
“Our first semester is winding down, and all the pcvs are eagerly awaiting IST (In Service Training) in Gansu province at the end of January to meet up again!”
“For China, the expansion is taking place mostly in Gansu and Guizhou provinces, and some in Chongqing Municipality.”
“At an economic conference in Gansu’s capital, Lanzhou, he heard officials compare China’s development of its western frontier to the development of the American West, a process that would unfold over many generations.”
“Dr. Kunchok's efforts have now expanded beyond Qinghai province to other Tibetan regions including Kham and U-Stang (today known as Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces) as well as the Tibetan Autonomous Region.”
“In some places, such as Gansu, China, the researchers found that private schools serving the poor had worse facilities than comparable state schools; in Hyderabad, they were better equipped (with blackboards, desks, toilets, drinking water, and so on).”
Looking for tweets for Gansu.