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Definition for Han (2 of 2)
noun, plural Hans, (especially collectively) Han for 1.
Origin of Han2
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Han was just 48 when he became mayor of Shanghai in 2003 — the youngest person in half a century to hold one of China’s most coveted political posts.
If China breaks with the One Country, Two Systems model it promised Hong Kong when it regained control of the island in 1997, you’ll know it was Han who rocked the cradle.
What Liu is to China’s economy, Han is to Xi’s plans to firmly bring Hong Kong to heel.
“This new generation of lawyers coming in is including more voices and more diverse voices, and that just fills me with such hope for how strong we will become in terms of the law and our society,” Han said.The new top editor of Georgetown’s flagship law journal is ‘undocumented and unafraid’|Ann Marimow|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
Best of all, Han writes, “Plano had the lowest crime rate in Texas.”Simon Han’s ‘Nights When Nothing Happened’ is a poignant study of the immigrant experience|Ron Charles|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
Aaron Paul may play a young Han Solo in the first Star Wars spin-off.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the true forgery—like the work of Han van Meegeren, the Dutch World War 2-era forger of Vermeer—is actually very rare.Are Over Half the Works on the Art Market Really Fakes?|Tom Sykes|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And Pratt is at once macho, charming, and droll; a Han Solo for the Facebook generation.The Next Han Solo: Chris Pratt on His Star-Making Turn in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’|Marlow Stern|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And Ford delivers another impressive performance as the hard-ass, take-no-prisoners colonel; like a hardened, grizzled Han Solo.Harrison Ford Discusses ‘Ender’s Game,’ Drone Warfare, Vietnam, and Playing A Badass President|Marlow Stern|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Consider the work of Han van Meegeren, one of the foremost forgers of the 1930s and '40s.
He's very tall an' gran', an' w'ars fine close, an' han's is white as a cotton bat, but his eyes doan set right in his head.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
MS. han ye me, correctly; Percy omits me, and so spoils both sense and metre.
Cf. 'what eek yif my mutabilitee yiveth thee rightful cause of hope to han yit beter thinges?'
An' nobody don't git nowheres settin' down holdin' their han's.
One time we had a white overseer an' he whipped a fiel' han' called Sam Norwood, til de blood come.