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(Placename) a group of three cities in E central China (Hanyang, Hankow, and Wuchang), in SE Hubei at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze Rivers; united in 1950 to form the conurbation of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province
the capital of Hubei province, in E China, at the junction of the Han and Chang Jiang: comprises the former cities of Hankou, Hanyang, and Wuchang. 3,750,000. Also called Han Cities.