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 (gän′so͞o′) also Kan·su (kän′so͞o′, gän′-)
A province of north-central China. It was long a corridor for the Silk Road to Turkistan, India, and Persia. Lanzhou is the capital.


(ˈɡænˈsuː) or


(Placename) 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)



also Kansu

a province in N central China. 23,780,000; 141,500 sq. mi. (366,500 sq. km). Cap.: Lanzhou.
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Noun1.Gansu - a province in north-central ChinaGansu - a province in north-central China; formerly part of the Silk Road to Turkistan and India and Persia
Silk Road - an ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean (4,000 miles); followed by Marco Polo in the 13th century to reach Cathay
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Lanchou, Lanchow, Lanzhou - the capital city of the Chinese province of Gansu on the Yellow River
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