- 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.
- a province in central China. 72,394 sq. mi. (187,500 sq. km). Capital: Wuhan.
Also Hupeh, Hupei.
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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
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Wuhan signifies the three cities of Wuchang, Hankow, and Hanyang.The International Development of China
- 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)
Hupeh or Hupei
- 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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