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/ ˈhüˈbeɪ /
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a province in central China. 72,394 sq. mi. (187,500 sq. km). Capital: Wuhan.
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Also (Older Spelling) Hu·peh, (Wade-Giles) Hu·pei [hoo-pey; Chinese hoo-be] /ˈhuˈpeɪ; Chinese ˈhuˈbɛ/ .
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How to use Hubei in a sentence
Indeed, scientists at the Wuhan Institute of Virology have found SARS-like coronaviruses in bats in Hubei.This scientist now believes covid started in Wuhan’s wet market. Here’s why.|Jane Qiu|November 19, 2021|MIT Technology Review
China had one in nearly every province—the largest dot was in Hubei, at that point the epicenter of the outbreak.What Happens When the World's Most Popular COVID-19 Dashboard Can't Get Data?|Emily Barone|September 29, 2021|Time
Liang said China had tested 50,000 animal specimens, including 1,100 bats in Hubei province, where Wuhan is located.No one can find the animal that gave people covid-19|Antonio Regalado|March 26, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Zuo Rong is a retired teacher from Shayang county in Jingmen municipality, Hubei province.An Oral History of Mao’s Greatest Crime|Zhou Xun|November 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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.
British Dictionary definitions for Hubei
Hupeh or Hupei
/ (ˈhuːˈbeɪ) /
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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