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An island of southern China in the South China Sea, separated from Leizhou Peninsula by a narrow strait. It constitutes China's smallest province.
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(ˈhaɪˈnæn) or

Hainan Tao

(Placename) an island and province in the South China Sea, separated from the mainland of S China by the Hainan Strait: part of Guangdong province until 1988; mainland China's largest offshore island. Pop: 8 110 000 (2003 est). Area: 33 572 sq km (12 962 sq miles)
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an island in the South China Sea, separated from the mainland by Qiongzhou Strait: constitutes a province in S China. 7,110,000; 12,430 sq. mi. (32,200 sq. km). Cap.: Haikou.
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Local government officials decided to promote local cultural industries through a start-up project called the "Qiong Kiln Restoration Project," and they also announced the implementation of the "Home Reconstruction Plan," which aimed to cultivate a more livable and comfortable community environment.
Yu, L., Xin, G., Gang, W., Qiang, Z., Qiong, S., Guoju, X., 2008.
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The book, co-written by Wang Weixin, Hu Yijun, Xia Qiong, Shi Meifang, and Wang Quanglin, was published by Beijing Commercial Press in September 2017.
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In response to these problems, many scholars including Wu Qiong (17), Zhou Min-liang (26), Ma Xing-sheng (217), Li Jia (148), Wu Zeng-hao (160), and ZHANG Qian-you (29) have argued that cultural factors play key role in economic development in ethnic areas of China.