Ningsia
geographical name see Yinchuan

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • NINGSIA — NINGSIA, a province in N.W. of China, (now Yinchwan), city formerly in the predominantly Muslim Kansu province of N.W. China. Members of the Jewish Chin family from kaifeng community came to settle there but remained in touch with the religious… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ningsia — ▪ autonomous region, China Introduction in full  Hui Autonomous Region of Ningsia,  Chinese (Wade Giles)  Ning hsia hui tsu Tzu chih ch ü,  (Pinyin)  Ningxia Huizu Zizhiqu,         autonomous region located in north central China. It is bounded… …   Universalium

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  • Ninghsia, Ningsia — geographical name see Yinchuan …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Kansu — /kan sooh /; Chin. /gahn sooh /, n. Wade Giles. Gansu. * * * ▪ province, China Introduction Chinese (Wade Giles)  Kan su , (Pinyin)  Gansu        sheng (prov …   Universalium

  • Shensi — /shen see /; Chin. /shun shee /, n. Older Spelling. Shaanxi. * * * ▪ province, China Introduction Chinese (Wade Giles)  Shen hsi,  (Pinyin)  Shaanxi,         sheng ( …   Universalium

  • Ningxia — Hui Autonomous Region Chinese : 宁夏回族自治区 Níngxià Huízú Zìzhìqū Chinese Xiao erjing : نٍ شيَا خُوِ ذ …   Wikipedia

  • Gansu — /gahn syuu /, n. Pinyin. a province in N central China. 12,650,000; 137,104 sq. mi. (355,099 sq. km). Cap.: Lanzhou. Also, Kansu. * * * or Kan su conventional Kansu Province (pop., 2000 est.: 25,620,000), north central China. It is bordered by… …   Universalium

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