Hankow


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Hankow

(ˈhænˈkaʊ) or

Han-k'ou

n
(Placename) a former city in SE China, in SE Hubei at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze Rivers: one of the Han Cities; merged with Hanyang and Wuchang in 1950 to form the conurbation of Wuhan
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Others are being built in Canton, Hankow, and Tien-Tsin.
1927 Chiang Kai-shek overthrows the Hankow government in China.
In other scenes in that chapter, Jean interacts with household servants, skips school the following day to explore Hankow and the waterfront, and resolves her conflict with Ian after she returns to school.
Consulate was in Hankow, one of three cities that later merged to form the megacity now known as Wuhan.
City after city fell to the invaders: Peiping and Tientsin in July, and Nanking in December, forcing Chiang Kai-shek to move the Nationalist government to Hankow.
He eventually made his base in Hankow, about 400 miles west of Shanghai, where he established a number of schools, hospitals and colleges - many of which are still in use today.
labour unions [Pan-Pacific Labour Conference]' at Hankow in May.
Some of the White Russians sought refuge in Europe while others sailed to the cities of Hankow and Shanghai in China.
Our route now bears to the right past a memorial seat and a cairn (left) before we reach Hankow Road.
Hankow brought the landing of American naval forces to
When the Japanese could not bring Chiang Kai-shek's China to its knees in the 1930s, bombers brought terror to Shanghai, Chongqing and Hankow.
Similarly, in 1902, Allen Cameron, the Vice-Consul in Charge in Hankow, China, wrote to Consul-General John Goodnow in Shanghai, inquiring as to the citizenship status of the Japanese and Chinese wives of two American men residing abroad.