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Hubei

[hy-bey] /ˈhüˈbeɪ/
noun, Pinyin.
1.
a province in central China. 72,394 sq. mi. (187,500 sq. km).
Capital: Wuhan.
Also, Hupeh, Hupei.

Hupeh

[hoo-pey; Chinese hoo-be] /ˈhuˈpeɪ; Chinese ˈhuˈbɛ/
noun
1.
Older Spelling. Hubei.
Also, Wade-Giles, Hupei
[hoo-bey] /ˈhuˈbeɪ/ (Show IPA)
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Hubei

/ˈhuːˈbeɪ/
noun
1.
a province of central China: largely low-lying with many lakes. Capital: Wuhan. Pop: 60 020 000 (2003 est). Area: 187 500 sq km (72 394 sq miles)

Hupeh

/ˈxuːˈpeɪ/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Hubei
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