Definitions for hainanˈhaɪˈnɑn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an island in the South China Sea, separated from the mainland by Qiongzhou Strait: constitutes a province in S China. 7,110,000; 12,430 sq. mi. (32,200 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Cap.: Haikou.
An island off the coast of southern China.
Chinese province on Hainan island.
Origin: From Mandarin
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an island of China, in the extreme S., between the Gulf of Tongking and the China Sea, 15 m. S. of the mainland; agriculture is the staple industry; the mountainous and wooded interior is occupied by the aboriginal Les.