[hwahng hoh; Chinese hwahng huh]
- Older Spelling. Huang He.
Also called Yellow River.
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Western Kan-suh is mountainous, and largely a wilderness of sand and snow, but east of the Hwang-ho the country is cultivated.
The Hwang-ho river in China is peculiarly liable to these inundations.
Crossing the Hwang-ho, they advanced into the terrible sandy tract known as the Ordos Desert.
Unlike the Yangtsze, the Hwang-ho is of no practical value for navigation.
Its coast is studded with low islands and sandbanks, the results of the deposits brought down by the Hwang-ho.
- a former transliteration of the Chinese name for Yellow River
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