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 (kän′so͞o′, gän′-)
See Gansu.
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(Placename) a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Gansu
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also Kansu

a province in N central China. 23,780,000; 141,500 sq. mi. (366,500 sq. km). Cap.: Lanzhou.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kansu - a province in north-central ChinaKansu - a province in north-central China; formerly part of the Silk Road to Turkistan and India and Persia
Silk Road - an ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean (4,000 miles); followed by Marco Polo in the 13th century to reach Cathay
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
Lanchou, Lanchow, Lanzhou - the capital city of the Chinese province of Gansu on the Yellow River
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Correspondence Leyla Kansu, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Alanya Medical and Research Center, Baskent University, Alanya, Antalya, Turkey
(3.) Wechsler B, Davatchi F, Mizushima Y, Hamza M, Dilsen N, Kansu E, et al.
Leyla Kansu MD, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, Ankara, Turkey Phone: +90 532 602 63 73 E-mail: ieyiakansu@hotmaii.com ORCID ID: orcid.org/0000-0003-1707-7760
Northern Liang and Northern Wei in Kansu. Artibus Asiae 21.2: 131-64.
(7) Serwas NK, Kansu A, Santos-Valente E, Kuloglu Z, Demir A, Yaman A.
(9.) Gullu IH, Benekli M, Muderrisoglu H, Oto A, Kansu E, Kabakci G, et al.
Kansu et al., "Effect of interferon therapy on glucose metabolism in children with chronic hepatitis B," The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics, vol.
Kansu, "Octonic massless field equations," International Journal of Modern Physics A, vol.
(28.) Isik Kansu, Rabita'nin Zabitasi (Ankara: UMAG, 2013), pp.
Leyla Kansu (1), Erdinc Aydin (1), Hampar Akkaya (2), Suat Avci (1), Nalan Akalin (3)
(36.) Corbett JJ, Savino PJ, Thompson HS, Kansu T, Schatz NJ, Orr LS, Hopson D.