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

  • A city of east-central China south-southwest of Beijing. It is a flourishing industrial center. Population: 1,060,000.

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  • n. A prefecture-level city in China in Hebei Province.


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  • Hu Qinghua/Xinhua/ A student, right, learned Beijing Opera on Tuesday at a school in Handan, north China's Hebei province.

    Asia in Pictures

  • Handan Iron ended 8.8% lower at 3.52 yuan, and Chengde Xinxin closed down 10% at 4.95 yuan.

    Chinese Steelmakers Plan Merger

  • Most of the rockets were disintegrated, for Handan would not permit the use of the inertron rockets against the ships.

    The Airlords of Han

  • The orders that Handan barked into his ultrophone were, of course, heard by every long-gunner in the ring of American forces around the city, and nearly all of them turned their fire on the Han airfleet, with the exception of those equipped with the inertron rockets.

    The Airlords of Han

  • Handan appreciated our opportunity instantly, for no sooner had the import of the message on the Bosses 'channel become clear than we heard his personal command snapped out over the long-gunners' general channel.

    The Airlords of Han

  • Xinhua, China's official news agency, reported that 13 babies were rescued in the city of Handan in Hebei Province, ranging in age from only 10 days to four months.

    NYT > Home Page

  • After her freezing three-hour wait, a huge suddenly smile breaks across Ms Guo's face as her friend returns clutching two precious tickets to Handan. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • "Now we're trying to get to Handan, but the office says there are no tickets on the fast train." - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • In mid Handan municipal government of Hebei province began road maintenance near Hebei Gushan's plant which restricted access to the plant by the Company's suppliers and customers. News Articles

  • The new continuous caster for the Handan Works will cast structural steels, high-strength low-alloy (HSLA) steels as well as bloom sections for rails.

    D Mag - News


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