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Shaanxi Syllabification: Shaan·xi
Pronunciation: /ˈSHänˈSHē/
(also Shensi)

Definition of Shaanxi in English:

A mountainous province in central China; capital, Xian. It is the site of the earliest known settlements of the ancient Chinese civilizations.

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