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 (tī′yo͝o-än′, -ywän′)
A city of northeast China southwest of Beijing. It is the capital of Shanxi province.
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(ˈtaɪjuːˈɑːn) or


(Placename) a city in N China, capital of Shanxi: founded before 450 ad; an industrial centre, surrounded by China's largest reserves of high-grade bituminous coal. Pop: 2 516 000 (2005 est)
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the capital of Shanxi province, in N China. 1,960,000.
Formerly, Yangkü.
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Noun1.Taiyuan - an ancient city in northeastern China noted for coal mining and steel production
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
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