American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An island of southern China in the South China Sea, separated from Leizhou Peninsula by a narrow strait. It constitutes China's smallest province. Population: 7,550,000.
- n. An island off the coast of southern China.
- n. Chinese province on Hainan island.
- From Mandarin trad. and simpl. 海南 (pinyin: Hǎinán) (Wiktionary)
“Xinhua/ZUMApress. com Seven straight days of heavy rains in Hainan province left two people missing and forced 64,000 to evacuate.”
“- Jackie Chan, Hong Kong and Hollywood's action movie star, spoke at a panel on “Tapping into Asia's Creative Industry potential” in Hainan, a southern province in China n 18 April 2009. (more from wtop)”
“CONAN: The P-3 plane forced down in Hainan Island.”
“Mrs. Clinton's trip to Hainan is a sensitive issue for Washington.”
“After police arrested the traders and freed Xiguang a few months later, the elephant was confirmed to be suffering from withdrawal symptoms and sent to a wild animal protection center in Hainan for rehab, Xinhua news agency said on Thursday.”
“The southern area of Hainan is all beaches, and is a hot spot for Russians on vacation.”
“And in recent days, a government official in the island province of Hainan, which is suspected to be the source of the contaminated cowpeas, in a state radio interview criticized counterparts in Hubei province as lacking in "team spirit" when they blew the whistle publicly on tainted beans rather than handle the danger quietly.”
“The restaurant picked up a Michelin star within its first year of business, and Mr. Cheng has since opened two new eateries specializing in Hainan chicken rice, both called Hainan Shao Ye.”
“After refueling on Hainan, which is expected to take about two hours, the plane will take off for Guam.”
“QUESTION: Daybreak in Hainan, which is another sort of six hours or so, does that count as prompt and ...”
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