Huang He


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Huang He

 (hwäng′ hĕ′)
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Huang He

(ˈhwæŋ ˈhiː)
n
(Placename) the modern transliteration of the Chinese name (formerly Huang Ho) for the Yellow River
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Huang He

(ˈʰwɑŋ ˈhœ)

also Hwang Ho


n.
a river flowing from W China into the Gulf of Bohai. 2800 mi. (4510 km) long.
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Noun1.Huang He - a major river of Asia in northern ChinaHuang He - a major river of Asia in northern China; flows generally eastward into the Yellow Sea; carries large quantities of yellow silt to its delta
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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References in periodicals archive ?
The Huang He River in northern China, often called "China's sorrow", floods, ruining crops and bringing a famine that kills more than 3 million.
Why do you think the Huang He River has been known as "China's sorrow"?