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Definition of "shan" [shan]

  • Unfair (adjective)
  • Poor (adjective)

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Use "shan" in a sentence
  • "The effects of atmosphere, here as elsewhere, help to indicate the passage of time in shan-shui, or to emphasize the transitory quality of the moment in which the viewer observes the various phenomena assembled around the host mountain."
  • "Though American traders were probably unaware of the centuries-old cross-fertilization that resulted in shan shui and willow patterns, their visits to the private gardens of the hong merchants clearly affected their overall outlook on China."
  • "The Japanese troops landed in Lao-shan Bay on September 18, the small"