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Name of several Chinese dynasties ruling from ad 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556.
Wei 2(wā′) or Wei·he (-hŭ′)
A river of central China flowing about 850 km (530 mi) generally eastward through Shaanxi province to the Yellow River.
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any of several dynasties that ruled in North China, esp. one ruling A.D. 220–265 and one ruling A.D. 386–534.
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