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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

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  • proper n. a province in northwestern China

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  • n. a province in north-central China; formerly part of the Silk Road to Turkistan and India and Persia

Etymologies

From Mandarin trad. 甘肅, simpl. 甘肃 (pinyin: Gānsù) (Wiktionary)

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