Shan definition by Webster's New World
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Shan definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. Shan Shan or Shans
- 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.
- The Tai language of the Shan.
Of or relating to the Shan or their language or culture.
Variant of Shan