Definition of Lanchow

1. Noun. The capital city of the Chinese province of Gansu on the Yellow River.

Exact synonyms: Lanchou, Lanzhou
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Gansu, Gansu Province, Kansu

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lanchow

Lanai Island
Lancashire boiler
Lancashire boilers
Lancastrian line
Lanchow (current term)
Lancisi's sign
Land's End
Land of Enchantment
Land of Israel
Land of Liberty
Land of Lincoln
Land of Opportunity
Land of the Dragon
Land of the Free
Land of the Leal

Literary usage of Lanchow

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1. Eighteen Capitals of China by William Edgar Geil (1911)
"Lanchow is the centre of gravity of the Chinese Empire. ... So Lanchow is not very far from the limit of civilisation in this direction; a few hundred miles ..."

2. Travels on Horseback in Mantchu Tartary: Being a Summer's Ride Beyond the by George Fleming (1863)
"This edifice was an excellent landmark, as our course lay through the town of Lanchow, and nothing further was required but to take the first by-lane or ..."

3. The Travelers' Handbook for China by Carl Crow (1913)
"Being so near to the high Mongolian plateau, Kansu suffers great extremes of heat and cold. Two roads connect Lanchow-fu and ..."

4. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"Between the Kaiping Company (The Chinese- Engineering and Mining Company, Limited) and the Lanchow Mining Company, Limited, for the formation of the Kai-Lan ..."

5. L. Richard's ... Comprehensive Geography of the Chinese Empire and by Louis Richard, M. Kennelly (1908)
"(Another road leads from Singan Fu (Shensi) to Lanchow Fu, passing more to the S. by ... 3° A third road starts from Lanchow Fu ßg ДО ..."

6. The Provinces of China: Together with a History of the First Year of H.I.M by Clarence Dalrymple Bruce (1910)
"What population there is concentrates itself upon the capital city of Lanchow, and to the south. The distribution of population is due to the fact that ..."

7. The International Development of China by Yat-sen Sun (1922)
"This line covers a distance of 700 miles. i. The Lanchow- ... track of the Lhasa-Lanchow line as far as the southeastern corner of the Lake ..."

8. The Big Game of Central and Western China: Being an Account of a Journey by Harold Frank Wallace (1913)
"... and come to Lanchow in order to protect him. Li agreed on the condition that he might ... to be supplied with modern arms from the arsenal at Lanchow. ..."

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