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

  • See Shanxi.


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  • Then there was General Yen Hsi-shan, the so-called “model governor” of Shansi province, the inland province that was home to the Kungs.

    The Last Empress

  • Having captured the coastal city of Tsingtao in early January, the Japanese advanced south through the province of Shansi, reaching the Yellow River in early March.

    The Last Empress

  • Early in 1944, the president had formally asked Chiang to allow military observers to travel “immediately” to Shansi and Shensi both Communist-held areas, and Chiang had agreed to “facilitate” their trip but specified that the Americans could enter only those areas under Kuomintang control.

    The Last Empress

  • A budding revolutionary, Kung returned to China, where he served as commander of the Revolutionary Forces in Shansi.

    The Last Empress

  • After six months in Peking, the International Famine Relief Committee borrowed him from the army to work on a road building project in Shansi, the interior province that was home to the Kung family.

    The Last Empress

  • Yen Hsi-shan: A major warlord, known as the Model Governor of the Province of Shansi

    The Last Empress

  • By the middle of September, they had gained control over the largest railway network in north China, trapping the Communist soldiers in the mountains of Shantung and Shansi.

    The Last Empress

  • Kung was a member of an old family from Shansi, a province in the interior of China, southwest of Peking.

    The Last Empress

  • ● 1556 - China - A quake hits the Chinese province of Shansi on February 2, 1556.

    From On High

  • The student will find in any contemporary textbook of Geology an account of the series of beautiful contrivances such as the Shansi borer, the Hull and Watkins

    The Shape of Things to Come


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