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Shaan·xi(shän′shē′) also Shen·si (shĕn′sē′)
A province of north-central China crossed by the Wei River. Xi'an is the capital.
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(Placename) a province of NW China: one of the earliest centres of Chinese civilization; largely mountainous. Capital: Xi'an. Pop: 36 900 000 (2003 est). Area: 195 800 sq km (75 598 sq miles)
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a province in N central China. 34,810,000; 75,598 sq. mi. (195,799 sq. km). Cap.: Xian.
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