Han meaning

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An ethnic group in China constituting the majority of the Chinese people and distinguished from the Manchus, Mongols, etc.
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(place) River in central China, flowing from Shaanxi province southeast into the Chang at Wuhan: c. 900 mi (1,448 km)
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A member of the largest ethnic group of China, especially as distinguished from Manchus, Mongols, Huis, and other minority nationalities.
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A Chinese dynasty (206 bc – ad 220) noted for unifying and expanding its national territory and for promoting literature and the arts.
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A river, about 1,530 km (950 mi) long, of east-central China flowing generally southeast to the Yangtze River.
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(name, proper) A Chinese dynasty (206 b.c.-a.d. 220) characterized by the introduction of Buddhism, a renewal of the arts, and territorial expansion.
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(1) (Health Alert Network) A project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that provides rapid communications of health information to state and local levels. See healthcare IT.
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Origin of han

  • Mandarin Hàn the Han people, Han dynasty, the name of the Han River from Middle Chinese xan` (the name of the people and dynasty being derived from the Old Chinese name of the river)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Mandarin Hàn Han1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition