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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A province of east-central China crossed by the Yangtze River. It was made a separate province along with Hunan under the Manchu dynasty. Wuhan is the capital.

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  • proper noun A central province of the People's Republic of China. The capital of Hubei is Wuhan.

Etymologies

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The name Hubei means "north of the lake", referring to Hubei's position north of Dongting Lake.

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