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also Lan·chow  (län′jō′)
A city of central China on the Yellow River north of Chengdu. It is the capital of Gansu province.


(ˈlænˈdʒəʊ) ,




(Placename) 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)


or Lan•chou


the capital of Gansu province, in N China, on the Huang He. 1,510,000.
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Noun1.Lanzhou - 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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