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Hebei

[ hœ-bey ]
/ ˈhœˈbeɪ /
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noun Pinyin.

a province in northeastern China. 81,479 sq. mi. (211,031 sq. km). Capital: Shijiazhuang.

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Also (Older Spelling) Ho·peh, (Wade-Giles) Ho·pei [hoh-pey; Chinese huh-bey] /ˈhoʊˈpeɪ; Chinese ˈhʌˈbeɪ/ .
Formerly Chihli.
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Hebei

Hopeh or Hopei

/ (ˈhʌˈbeɪ) /

noun

a province of NE China, on the Gulf of Chihli: important for the production of winter wheat, cotton, and coal. Capital: Shijiazhuang. Pop: 67 690 000 (2003 est). Area: 202 700 sq km (79 053 sq miles)
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