- a city in and the capital of Anhui province, in E China.
- a province in E China. 54,015 sq. mi. (139,899 sq. km). Capital: Hefei.
Also Older Spelling, An·hwei [ahn-hwey] /ˈɑnˈʰweɪ/.
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- a city in SE China, capital of Anhui province: administrative and commercial centre in a rice- and cotton-growing region. Pop: 1 320 000 (2005 est)
- a province of E China, crossed by the Yangtze River. Capital: Hefei. Pop: 64 100 000 (2003 est). Area: 139 860 sq km (54 000 sq miles)