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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of east-central China west of Nanjing. A rapidly growing industrial center, it is the capital of Anhui province. Population: 1,100,000.

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  • n. A prefecture-level city in central China; capital of Anhui Province.

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Examples

  • The discharge, expected about Aug. 15, will be conducted at Science Island in Hefei, in east China’s Anhui Province, the Peoples Daily reported Monday.

    China to Test its ‘Artificial Sun’ | Impact Lab

  • The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) fusion reactor, nicknamed "artificial sun", was tested at the Institute of Plasma Physics under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in Hefei, capital city of east China’s Anhui Province.

    Successful First Test of New Thermonuclear Fusion Reactor | Impact Lab

  • Online, some Internet users have jokingly begun to refer to Hefei as a "vampire city," since they are accusing it of "sucking the blood" from Chaohu.

    NPR Topics: News

  • "It's 50 miles away, compared to Anhui's provincial capital, Hefei, which is only about 30 miles away."

    NPR Topics: News

  • We are trying to get to Hefei which is just up the road from Nanjing about a two-hour drive, we've run into a miles long traffic jam.

    CNN Transcript Jan 31, 2008

  • Headquartered in Anhui Province of China, the Company's markets include major neighboring cities such as Hefei,

    News

  • Headquartered in Anhui Province of China, the Company's markets include major neighboring cities such as Hefei, Nanjing, and Liu'an.

    News

  • Reuters Bright Food products on sale at a supermarket in Hefei, China, last month.

    Chinese Food Company Is Poised for Major Acquisition

  • Reuters A laborer napped inside a coil of steel wire on Saturday in Hefei, China's Anhui province.

    Asia in Pictures

  • Reuters NOODLING ON GROWTH: A construction worker takes a break Monday in Hefei while Chinese officials, worried about growth fueling inflation, look to spur domestic consumption as rising costs cloud the export outlook.

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