See also: Shānxī and Shaanxi

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Etymology 1Edit

From the Hanyu Pinyin romanization of Chinese 山西 (Shānxī, [Land] West of the [Taihang] Mountains), in reference to the location of the province's central Fen River valley.

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Shanxi

  1. A province in the northern part of China.
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Etymology 2Edit

From the Hanyu Pinyin romanization of Chinese 山溪 (Shānxī)

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Shanxi

  1. An urban village in Shimen district, New Taipei, Taiwan.
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Etymology 3Edit

From the Hanyu Pinyin romanization of Mandarin Chinese pronunciation for 陝西陕西 (Shǎnxī).

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Shanxi

  1. (proscribed) Alternative form of Shaanxi.
    • 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[1], McFarland & Company, →ISBN, LCCN 96-49551, OCLC 493528511, OL 1009518M, page 212:
      After the Red Army sets up headquarters at Yanan in north Shanxi province, he accepts a frontline post in repelling the Japanese invasion, and becomes commander of the New Fourth Army.
    • 2003, Guangqiu Xu, Imperial China, 617-1644 (World Eras)‎[2], 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 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[3], →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 Province, during the 1960s.
    • 2008, James MacManus, Ocean Devil[4], Harper Perennial, →ISBN, OCLC 182663117, OL 22532988M, page 148:
      Production around the town of Ankang, a hundred miles south of Xian in Shanxi province, dropped by 25 per cent.
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