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 (ho͞o′bā′) also Hu·peh (-pā′)
A province of east-central China crossed by the Yangtze River. It was made a separate province along with Hunan under the Manchu dynasty. Wuhan is the capital.
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(ˈhuːˈbeɪ) ,




(Placename) a province of central China: largely low-lying with many lakes. Capital: Wuhan. Pop: 60 020 000 (2003 est). Area: 187 500 sq km (72 394 sq miles)
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also Hupeh

a province in central China. 57,190,000; 72,394 sq. mi. (187,500 sq. km). Cap.: Wuhan.
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