Definitions

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

  • See Hubei.

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Examples

  • By moving in behind Japanese lines, the CCP had also been able to establish enclaves in northern Kiangsu and Hupei, in the south near Canton, and on the island of Hainan.

    The Last Empress

  • * Wuchang is in the province of Hupei in central China.

    The Last Empress

  • To it lead all the trade routes from the western provinces of Szechwan and Kweichow and from the central provinces of Hupei, Hunan, and Kiangsi.

    A History of China

  • On the invitation of a clique in the south and with its support, the Chou invaded the present province of Hupei and in 555 captured the

    A History of China

  • He burnt his house, went away to P'u-shui, in Hupei, and occupied himself in fishing.

    Myths and Legends of China

  • In the city of Ta-yeh Hsien, Hupei, there is a large sheet of water known as the Liang-ti Lake.

    Myths and Legends of China

  • At forty-one years of age, when he was Magistrate of Ching-yang, near the modern Chih-chiang Hsien, in Hupei, during times of drought he had only to touch a piece of tile to turn it into gold, and thus relieve the people of their distress.

    Myths and Legends of China

  • But the banks of the Great River and the province of Hupei

    The Awakening of China

  • Although Chiang’s soldiers had managed to chase the Communists out of Hupei, Honan, and Anhwei, they were not successful in the southeastern province of Kiangsi, where Mao had taken refuge with his troops.

    The Last Empress

  • During the year after Chiang’s promise not to profit from opium taxes, the provinces of Hupei, Shansi, and Kwangsi raised some $17 million in what was euphemistically termed “opium prohibition revenue.”

    The Last Empress

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