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noun Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
  1. a former city in E Hubei province, in E China: now part of Wuhan.
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Examples from the Web for hanyang

Historical Examples of hanyang

  • Wuhan signifies the three cities of Wuchang, Hankow, and Hanyang.

    The International Development of China

    Sun Yat-sen

  • The Hanyang embankment will follow pretty closely the present shore line but not beyond the iron works jetty.

  • Hanyang's chimneys are preparing to rival those of Bombay, and it boasts the largest ironworks in China.

    A Wayfarer in China

    Elizabeth Kendall

  • At Hanyang near Hankow are large iron-works owned by Chinese.

British Dictionary definitions for hanyang



  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 Hankow and Wuchang in 1950 to form the conurbation of Wuhan
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