- a province in central China. 72,394 sq. mi. (187,500 sq. km). Capital: Wuhan.
Also Hupeh, Hupei.
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Examples from the Web for hubei
Zuo Rong is a retired teacher from Shayang county in Jingmen municipality, Hubei province.An Oral History of Mao’s Greatest Crime
November 24, 2013
Deng Yujiao was an ordinary girl from Hubei Province in central China, a receptionist in a massage parlor in her hometown.
What followed was nothing less than a battle between public opinion and local government officials in Hubei Province.
Finally the family announced that they would hire a local lawyer from Hubei Province.
Hupeh or Hupei
- a province of central China: largely low-lying with many lakes. Capital: Wuhan. Pop: 60 020 000 (2003 est). Area: 187 500 sq km (72 394 sq miles)
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