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Wuhan

[woo-hahn] /ˈwuˈhɑn/
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] /ˈhüˈbeɪ/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
a province in central China. 72,394 sq. mi. (187,500 sq. km).
Capital: Wuhan.
Also, Hupeh, Hupei.
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Wuhan

/ˈwuːˈhæn/
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

/ˈhuːˈbeɪ/
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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