Wuhan [woo-hahn] Examples noun

  1. Pinyin, Wade-Giles. a conglomerate city in and the capital of Hubei province, in E China, at the junction of the Han Shui and Chang Jiang: comprises the former cities of Hankou, Hanyang, and Wuchang.

Also called Han Cities. Hubei [hy-bey] noun Pinyin.

  1. a province in central China. 72,394 sq. mi. (187,500 sq. km). Capital: Wuhan.

Also Hupeh, Hupei. Examples from the Web for wuhan Contemporary Examples of wuhan

  • At the age of 20, after a short period with the Tajima Yoko trading company in Wuhan, he enlisted in the Imperial Japanese Army.

    The Week in Death: The Last to Surrender

    The Telegraph

    January 19, 2014

  • Historical Examples of wuhan

  • Wuhan signifies the three cities of Wuchang, Hankow, and Hanyang.

    The International Development of China

    Sun Yat-sen

  • British Dictionary definitions for wuhan Wuhan noun

    1. a city in SE China, in Hubei province, at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze Rivers: formed in 1950 by the union of the cities of Hanyang, Hankou, and Wuchang (the Han Cities); river port and industrial centre; university (1913). Pop: 6 003 000 (2005 est)

    Hubei Hupeh or Hupei noun

    1. a province of central China: largely low-lying with many lakes. Capital: Wuhan. Pop: 60 020 000 (2003 est). Area: 187 500 sq km (72 394 sq miles)

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