Hubei meaning

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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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(place) Province in EC China: 72,394 sq mi (187,500 sq km); cap. Wuhan.
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A central province of the People's Republic of China. The capital of Hubei is Wuhan.
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Origin of hubei

  • Its abbreviation is 鄂 (pinyin: È), an ancient name associated with the eastern part of the province since the Qin Dynasty.

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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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  • Chinese Postal Map Romanization spelling: Hupeh

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