Jehol

[ juh-hohl; Chinese zhuh-hoh, ruh- ]
/ dʒəˈhoʊl; Chinese ˈʒʌˈhoʊ, ˈrʌ- /

noun

a region and former province in northeastern China: incorporated into Manchukuo by the Japanese 1932–45. 74,297 sq. mi. (192,429 sq. km).
former name of Chengde.

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Jehol
/ (dʒəˈhɒl) /

noun

a former province of NE China, north of the Great Wall: divided among Hebei, Liaoning, and Inner Mongolia in 1956. Area: 192 380 sq km (74 278 sq miles)
a region of NE China, in Hebei and Liaoning provinces: mountainous
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