Hankou

Hankou

[hang-kou; Chinese hahn-koh]
noun Pinyin, Wade-Giles.
a former city in E Hubei province, in E China: now part of Wuhan.
Also, Older Spelling, Hankow.
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hankou

large urban area and river port, east-central Hubei sheng (province), central China. Located on the left bank of the Han River at its confluence with the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), it is the largest of the three former cities (the other two being Hanyang and Wuchang) now constituting the Wuhan conurbation.

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