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- A province in the northern part of China. Capital: Taiyuan.
- [1738, Du Halde, J. B., A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary, Together with the Kingdoms of Korea, and Tibet, volume I, London, OCLC 13628142, page 172:
- Shi-whang-ti having obſerv’d in viſiting his Empire that the Northern Provinces, eſpecially Pe-che-li, Shan-ſi, and Shen-ſi, were much expoſed to the ſudden Incurſions of the Tartars ; he fent a formidable Army, which having driven them back a great way beyond the Frontiers of the Empire, he immediately put in Execution the Scheme he had form'd to ſecure his Country againſt ſuch dangerous Neighbours, by building a Wall from the Sea to the Extremities of the Province of Shen-ſi.]
province of China
urban village in northern Taiwan
- (proscribed) Alternative form of .
- 1997, Donald J. Marion, The Chinese Filmography: The 2444 Feature Films Produced by Studios in the People's Republic of China from 1949 through 1995, McFarland & Company, →ISBN, LCCN 96-49551, OCLC 493528511, OL 1009518M, page 212:
- After the Red Army sets up headquarters at Yanan in north Shanxi[sic – meaning Shaanxi] province, he accepts a frontline post in repelling the Japanese invasion, and becomes commander of the New Fourth Army.
- 2002, “Cleaning the Yellow River”, in Xiu Yuezhen (修月祯), editor, 旅游英语教程 [Lü you ying yu jiao cheng], Beijing: Renmin University of China, →ISBN, OCLC 298608916, pages 256-257:
- Owing to soil erosion, some farmland has become totally barren. In Chenjiagedu Village, Fugu county, Shanxi[sic – meaning Shaanxi] Province, since all farmland was lost, the local people were obliged to travel several kilometers for fertile soil.
- 2003, Guangqiu Xu, Imperial China, 617-1644 (World Eras), volume 7, →ISBN, LCCN 2002007914, OCLC 1020890979, OL 11093338M, page 98:
- 634 ·The Palace of Great Clarity, an imperial resort including residential and official buildings, is constructed northwest of Chang’an in Shanxi[sic – meaning Shaanxi] Province.
636 ·The Zhaoling (Clarity Tomb) of Emperor Taizong is built in Liquan County, Shanxi Province. The tomb includes the well-known stone sculpture Six Horses of the Clarity Tomb.
- 2005, Fiona Fordyce, “Selenium Deficiency and Toxicity in the Environment”, in Essentials of Medical Geology: Impacts of the Natural Environment on Public Health, →ISBN, OCLC 856591264, OL 7328963M, page 400:
- In China, an outbreak of endemic human selenosis was reported in Enshi District, Hubei Province, and in Ziyang County, Shanxi[sic – meaning Shaanxi] Province, during the 1960s.