from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A province of northeast China bordering on the Bo Hai. One of the earliest regions of Chinese settlement, Hebei has many prehistoric sites. Shijiazhuang is the capital. Population: 66,600,000.
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- proper n. A northern province of the People's Republic of China.
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- n. a populous province in northeastern China
The name Hebei means "north of the (Yellow) River". (Wiktionary)