Hubei

[ hy-bey ]
/ ˈhüˈbeɪ /

noun Pinyin.

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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Hubei

Hupeh or Hupei

/ (ˈhuːˈbeɪ) /

noun

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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