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Hebei

[hœ-bey] /ˈhœˈbeɪ/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
a province in NE China. 81,479 sq. mi. (211,031 sq. km).
Capital: Shijiazhuang.
Also, Hopeh, Hopei.
Formerly Chihli.

Hopeh

[hoh-pey; Chinese huh-bey] /ˈhoʊˈpeɪ; Chinese ˈhʌˈbeɪ/
noun
1.
Older Spelling. Hebei.
Also, Wade-Giles, Hopei.
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Hebei

/ˈhʌˈbeɪ/
noun
1.
a province of NE China, on the Gulf of Chihli: important for the production of winter wheat, cotton, and coal. Capital: Shijiazhuang. Pop: 67 690 000 (2003 est). Area: 202 700 sq km (79 053 sq miles)

Hopeh

/ˈhəʊˈpeɪ/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Hebei
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