- a seaport in and the capital of Zhejiang province, in E China, on Hangzhou Bay.
- a province in E China, on the East China Sea. 39,768 sq. mi. (102,999 sq. km). Capital: Hangzhou.
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- a port in E China, capital of Zhejiang province, on Hangzhou Bay (an inlet of the East China Sea), at the foot of the Eye of Heaven Mountains: regarded by Marco Polo as the finest city in the world; seat of two universities (1927, 1959). Pop: 1 955 000 (2005 est)
- a province of E China: mountainous and densely populated; a cultural centre since the 12th century. Capital: Hangzhou. Pop: 46 800 000 (2003 est). Area: 102 000 sq km (39 780 sq miles)
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