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 (kän′so͞o′, gän′-)
See Gansu.


(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Gansu



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.Kansu - a province in north-central ChinaKansu - 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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Corbett JJ, Savino PJ, Thompson HS, Kansu T, Schatz NJ, Orr LS, Hopson D.
Sevket Aziz Kansu, one of the bureaucrats of the period, was also highly influential as suggested in the following quote:
Go to the Jade Market at the junction of Kansu Street and Battery Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon for jewellery and statues carved from the stone with which the Chinese are obsessed.
Tenders are invited for P/L Interlocking tiles 60mm from Nanndu Bhal to Harjit Bhalla to gali Anil Kumar Chungi clerk wali from Subhash Kansu wali gali W.
Kendirli T, Kuloglu Z, Yuksel S, Ozcakar ZB, Akcaboy M, Kansu A, et al.
Aksoy DY, Kerimoglu U, Okur H, Canpinar H, Karaagaoglu E, Yetgin S, Kansu E, Gedik O.
Akan H, Ilbars H, Ayhan I, MD, Kansu E, Akova M, et al.
16] Gullu IH, Benekli M, Muderrisoglu H, Oto A, Kansu E, Kabakci G, et al.
Kansu A, Doganci T, Akman SA, Artan R, Kuyucu N, Kalayci AG.