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.
Our route now bears to the right past a memorial seat and a cairn (left) before we reach Hankow Road.
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.
SIR - It is exciting to read that the centenary of the death of Swansea born and buried China missionary Griffith John 1831-1912 is being marked by Chinese visitors to Swansea University from the Hankow Union Hospital, in the Wuhan area of Hunan Province ("Chinese to honour hospital's founder", Nov 27).
In September 1945, a dengue outbreak occurred in Hankow, China, which was reported to have affected 80% of the population, including Japanese personnel.
North of Hankow some 200,000 government troops had surrounded 70,000 Communist troops and were beginning a methodical job of extermination.
For the convenience of exhibitors and visitors, the organiser has especially arranged a free continuous luxury bus service running directly between HKCEC, Hankow Road/Canton Road in Tsim Sha Tsui and AWE.
Major Liddell, who has died, aged 91, was born in Hankow, China.
14) Consider, for example, the story of Hu Yuan Hsi, a blind, Bible-reading evangelist in an early-twentieth-century Methodist mission hospital in Hankow, China, as told by British missionary Arthur Tatchell.
A close relative of the weeping willow is the pendulous Hankow willow (Salix matsudana).
He again wanted to move two entire armies, the 92d based in Hankow and the 94th, the army freshly transplanted to Shanghai by the Cannon Project.