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A province of southeast-central China south of the Yangtze River. Changsha is the capital.


(Placename) a province of S China, between the Yangtze River and the Nan Ling Mountains: drained chiefly by the Xiang and Yüan Rivers; valuable mineral resources. Capital: Changsha. Pop: 66 630 000 (2003 est). Area: 210 500 sq km (82 095 sq miles)



a province in S China. 63,550,000; 81,274 sq. mi. (210,500 sq. km). Cap.: Changsha.
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Noun1.Hunan - a province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang JiangHunan - a province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang Jiang; noted for its timber and valuable mineral resources
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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