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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/ .
Words nearby Hebei
hebdomad, hebdomadal, Hebdomadal Council, hebdomadary, hebe, Hebei, hebephrenia, Heber, Hébert, hebetate, hebetic
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How to use Hebei in a sentence
Neighboring Hebei, where the Zhangjiakou zone is, has 51,000 gallons of water resources per capita yearly.What Artificial Snow at the 2022 Olympics Means for the Future of Winter Games|Chad de Guzman|February 8, 2022|Time
The majority of new cases were in Hebei, which has accumulated 360 new cases over the last eight days.‘Political moat’: China locks down 11 million to insulate Beijing from new COVID outbreak|Eamon Barrett|January 11, 2021|Fortune
Hebei surrounds Beijing, and the central government is gearing up to host China’s annual gathering of parliament in the capital city in March.‘Political moat’: China locks down 11 million to insulate Beijing from new COVID outbreak|Eamon Barrett|January 11, 2021|Fortune
British Dictionary definitions for Hebei
Hopeh or Hopei
/ (ˈhʌˈbeɪ) /
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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