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Shan

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1. shan, tai long

a branch of the Tai languages

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Shan

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noun
1. Word forms: plural Shans or Shan
a member of a people living in Myanmar, Thailand, and SW China
2. 
the language or group of dialects spoken by the Shan, belonging to the Sino-Tibetan family and closely related to Thai

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Shan

see synonyms of shan
noun
1. Word forms: plural Shans or Shan
a member of a group of Asian peoples living esp. in NE Myanmar and S China
2. 
the Tai language of these peoples

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Shan

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n. pl. Shan or Shans
1. A member of any of a group of tribes inhabiting the hills and plateaus of northeast Myanmar (Burma) and adjacent parts of China, Laos, and Thailand.
2. The Tai language of the Shan.
adj.
Of or relating to the Shan or their language or culture.

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