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 (än′hwē′) also An·hwei (-hwā′, -wā′)
A province of east-central China crossed by the Yangtze River. It was made a separate province along with Jiangsu under the Manchu dynasty. Hefei is the capital.
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(ˈænˈweɪ) or


(Placename) a province of E China, crossed by the Yangtze River. Capital: Hefei. Pop: 64 100 000 (2003 est). Area: 139 860 sq km (54 000 sq miles)
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also An•hwei


a province in E China. 59,550,000; 54,015 sq. mi. (139,899 sq. km). Cap.: Hefei.
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