Example sentences from the Web for hainan
Consul Swinhoe made many efforts to obtain a living specimen in the island of Hainan, but was unsuccessful.A Hand-book to the Primates, Volume 2 (of 2)|Henry O. Forbes
She therefore coasted along towards the island of Hainan, in order that she might be able to take shelter, if a gale came on.Narrative of the Voyages and Services of the Nemesis from 1840 to 1843|William Hutcheon Hall
The southern and eastern portions of Hainan are mountainous, but on the north there is a plain of some extent.
On our way to Haiphong the vessel stopped at the island of Hainan and anchored about three miles off the town of Hoi-hau.Camps and Trails in China|Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
Farther on he discovered the promontory of Pulocampas, whence the island of Hainan may be seen.