[hoo-pey; Chinese hoo-be]
- Older Spelling. Hubei.
Also Wade-Giles, Hu·pei [hoo-bey] /ˈhuˈbeɪ/.
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Examples from the Web for hupeh
Reimer found the species at Ichang, in Hupeh, at elevations of 3000 to 3700 feet.
The province of Hupeh is 800 or 900 miles west and south of Shanghai.
This species is reported from various places in China with western Hupeh as the chief habitat.
Li T'ai-po lived in Hupeh for some years—he himself says three—then his hunger for travel reasserted itself and he was off again.Fir-Flower Tablets
In 1640, he headed a small gang of desperadoes, and overrunning parts of Hupeh and Honan, was soon in command of a large army.China and the Manchus
Herbert Allen Giles
- a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Hubei
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