Shanxi

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See also: Shānxī and Shaanxi

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Etymology[edit]

From a Mandarin term which means "mountains' west", referring to the province's location west of the Taihang Mountains.

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • Chinese: 山西
  • Pinyin: Shānxī
  • Wade-Giles: Shan-hsi
  • Its one-character abbreviation is Jin ( pinyin jìn), after the state of Jin that existed here during the Spring and Autumn Period.
  • Chinese Postal Map Romanization: Shansi.

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Shanxi

  1. A province in the northern part of the People's Republic of China.
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