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Lanzhou

[lahn-joh] /ˈlɑnˈdʒoʊ/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
a city in and the capital of Gansu province, in N China, on the Huang He.
Also, Lanchou, Lanchow.

Gansu

[gahn-sy] /ˈgɑnˈsü/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
a province in N central China. 137,104 sq. mi. (355,099 sq. km).
Capital: Lanzhou.
Also, Kansu.
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British Dictionary definitions for Lanzhou

Lanzhou

/ˈlænˈdʒəʊ/
noun
1.
a city in N China, capital of Gansu province, on the Yellow River: situated on the main route between China and the West. Pop.: 1 788 000 (2005 est)

Gansu

/ˈɡænˈsuː/
noun
1.
a province of NW China, between Tibet and Inner Mongolia: mountainous, with desert regions; forms a corridor, the Old Silk Road, much used in early and medieval times for trade with Turkestan, India, and Persia. Capital: Lanzhou. Pop: 26 030 000 (2003 est). Area: 366 500 sq km (141 500 sq miles)
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