from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A province of east-central China. It is one of the oldest inhabited regions in China and the site of many Stone Age remains. Zhengzhou is the capital. Population: 91,200,000.
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- proper n. A province in the central part of the People's Republic of China.
The name Henan means "south of the (Yellow) River (Huang He). (Wiktionary)