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province of NE China, on the gulf of Bo Hai: 78,263 sq mi (202,700 sq km) pop. 60,280,000; cap. Shijiazhuang
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
also Ho·pei or Ho·peh
A province of northeast China bordering on the Bo Hai. One of the earliest regions of Chinese settlement, Hebei has many prehistoric sites. Shijiazhuang is the capital. Population: 66,600,000.