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(ˈlænˈtʃaʊ) or


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


or Lan•chou


the capital of Gansu province, in N China, on the Huang He. 1,510,000.
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Noun1.Lanchow - the capital city of the Chinese province of Gansu on the Yellow River
Gansu, Gansu province, Kansu - a province in north-central China; formerly part of the Silk Road to Turkistan and India and Persia
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