province of E China: 54,016 sq mi (139,901 sq km); cap. Hefei
former transliteration An′hwei′
A province of east-central China crossed by the Yangtze River. It was made a separate province along with Jiangsu under the Manchu dynasty. Hefei is the capital.
- a province in eastern China
From Mandarin 安徽 (Ānhuī))