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Henan

[ hœ-nahn ]
/ ˈhœˈnɑn /
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noun Pinyin.
a province in eastern China. 64,479 sq. mi. (167,000 sq. km). Capital: Zhengzhou.
former name of Luoyang.
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Also Ho·nan [hoh-nan; Chinese hœ-nahn] /ˈhoʊˈnæn; Chinese ˈhœˈnɑn/ .
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Henan

Honan

/ (ˈhʌˈnæn) /

noun
a province of N central China: the chief centre of early Chinese culture; mainly agricultural (the largest wheat-producing province in China). Capital: Zhengzhou. Pop: 96 670 000 (2003 est)
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