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Huang He

 (hwäng′ hĕ′)

Huang He

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

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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With an area of 425,88 square km, Gansu links the Loess Plateau, the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and the Inner Mongolian Plateau, as part of three major river basins - Huang Ho, Yangtze and an inland river.
The Himalayan glaciers feed seven of Asia's great rivers: the Ganga, Indus, Barahmaputra, Salween, Mekong, Yangtze and Huang Ho. About 70 per cent of glaciers are retreating at a startling rate in the Himalayas due to climate change.
Landmarks on the journey include changes in the course of the Huang Ho, the well-watered landscape of the prehistoric north, population changes and migration during the later Han empire, commerce and the shaping of the Sung cities, the impact of the west, and stages in agrarian reform.