[hang-kou; Chinese hahn-koh]
- a former city in E Hubei province, in E China: now part of Wuhan.
Also Older Spelling, Han·kow.
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- a former city in SE China, in SE Hubei at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze Rivers: one of the Han Cities; merged with Hanyang and Wuchang in 1950 to form the conurbation of Wuhan
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