gan

Definition of gan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

past tense of gin

Gan

geographical name
\ ˈgän How to pronounce Gan (audio) \
variants: or Kan

Definition of Gan (Entry 2 of 2)

river over 500 miles (800 kilometers) long in the southeastern China province of Jiangxi

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“Gan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gan. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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