[ woo-hahn ]
/ ˈwuˈhɑn /
Pinyin, Wade-Giles. a conglomerate city in and the capital of Hubei province, in E China, at the junction of the Han Shui and Chang Jiang: comprises the former cities of Hankou, Hanyang, and Wuchang.
Also called Han Cities.
Definition for wuhan (2 of 2)
[ hy-bey ]
/ ˈhüˈbeɪ /
a province in central China. 72,394 sq. mi. (187,500 sq. km). Capital: Wuhan.
Also Hupeh, Hupei.
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At the age of 20, after a short period with the Tajima Yoko trading company in Wuhan, he enlisted in the Imperial Japanese Army.
Wuhan signifies the three cities of Wuchang, Hankow, and Hanyang.The International Development of China|Sun Yat-sen
British Dictionary definitions for wuhan (1 of 2)
/ (ˈwuːˈhæn) /
a city in SE China, in Hubei province, at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze Rivers: formed in 1950 by the union of the cities of Hanyang, Hankou, and Wuchang (the Han Cities); river port and industrial centre; university (1913). Pop: 6 003 000 (2005 est)
British Dictionary definitions for wuhan (2 of 2)
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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