Definitions

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.

Etymologies

The name Henan means "south of the (Yellow) River (Huang He). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Hopes were fading for the remaining seven Chinese miners still missing after a gas leak Saturday at a mine in Henan province.

    What's News

  • China Central Television said the blast happened Saturday morning in Henan province.

    China Coal Mine Explosion Kills 20, Traps More Than 30

  • Saturday's blast at a state-run mine in Henan province occurred as workers were drilling a hole to release pressure from a gas buildup to decrease the risk of explosions, the state work safety administration said.

    China Coal Mine Explosion Kills 20, Traps More Than 30

  • The project in Henan province was planned by the Zulong Company, it said, but gave no other details on the firm.

    China’s 13-Mile Long Dragon | Impact Lab

  • Carrying the Bridal Sedan Chair (抬花轎), a classic of bangzi opera, otherwise known as Henan opera or yu opera (豫劇).

    Taipei Times

  • In China, particularly in poor regions such as Henan province, entire communities have been wiped out by HIV-AIDS after poor residents selling blood contract the disease through unsanitary needles.

    Megan Shank: Giving AIDS Orphans Hope to Create a Better Picture

  • But operating capacity was about 70 percent of the total, based on the official metal production in November, and more capacity is likely to have idled since then given that power supplies have fallen since late December in some provinces such as Henan, the top aluminium producing province in China.

    China icy weather hits metal smelters in Henan, Guizhou | Reuters

  • As a result, provinces such as Henan and municipalities such as Chongqing have stopped becoming net exporters of migrants and started developing their own domestic economies.

    FinanceAsia

  • The disruptions to supply appear to be worst in major coal producing regions such as Henan, where 40 percent of coal-fired power plants had fuel reserves equivalent to no more than three days of demand, according to a report on the State Grid's website.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • The disruptions to supply appear to be worst in major coal producing regions such as Henan, where 40 per cent of coal-fired power plants had fuel reserves equivalent to no more than three days of demand, according to a report on the State Grid's website.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

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