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Linxia or Linsia (both: lĭn-shēä) [key], city (1994 est. pop. 88,200), SE Gansu prov., China. The city is a gateway to the Tibetan areas near the Qinghai and Sichuan borders. It trades in hides and wool. The name sometimes appears as Lin-hsia.

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