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Hankow

/ ˈhænˈkaʊ /

noun

  1. a former city in SE China, in SE Hubei at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze Rivers: one of the Han Cities; merged with Hanyang and Wuchang in 1950 to form the conurbation of Wuhan


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At Hankow the supply was so adulterated that a friend of mine actually found a small live fish in his morning cupful.

In the neighbourhood of a creek seven miles below Hankow is to be had the best spring snipe-shooting that I know of.

One evening during the tea season, just before dinner, I counted at one time fourteen nationalities in the bar of the Hankow Club.

The Yangtze is the third largest river in the world and navigable 400 miles beyond Hankow, or 1000 miles in all.

All the way from Hankow to Peking one encounters all sorts of Chinese junks and other odd river-craft.

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