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Nan Shan

  

      pl n   a mountain range in N central China, mainly in Qinghai province, with peaks over 6000 m (20000 ft.)  
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Shan  
      n  
1    pl   , Shans, Shan   a member of a Mongoloid people living in Myanmar, Thailand, and SW China  
2    the language or group of dialects spoken by the Shan, belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family and closely related to Thai  


An Lu Shan  
      n   703--57 a.d., Chinese military governor. He declared himself emperor (756) and seized the capital Chang An; murdered by a eunuch slave  
Kongur Shan   , Kungur, Qungur  
      n   a mountain in China, in W Xinjiang Uygur: the highest peak in the Pamirs. Height: 7719 m (25325 ft.)  
Nan Shan  
      pl n   a mountain range in N central China, mainly in Qinghai province, with peaks over 6000 m (20000 ft.)  
Shan State  
      n   an administrative division of E Myanmar: formed in 1947 from the joining of the Federation of Shan States with the Wa States; consists of the Shan plateau crossed by forested mountain ranges reaching over 2100 m (7000 ft.). Pop.: 4416000 (1994 est.). Area: 149743 sq. km (57816 sq. miles)  
shan't  
      contraction of   shall not  
Tian Shan   , Tien Shan  
      n   a great mountain system of central Asia, in Kyrgyzstan and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of W China, extending for about 2500 km (1500 miles). Highest peak: Pobeda Peak, 7439 m (24406 ft.),   (Russian name)    Tyan-Shan  
Tien Shan  
      n      a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for the       Tian Shan  
Tyan-Shan  
      n      transliteration of the Russian name for the       Tian Shan  

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