Definitions for hunanˈhuˈnɑn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Hu•nanˈhuˈnɑn(n.)

  1. a province in S China. 63,550,000; 81,274 sq. mi. (210,500 sq. km).

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Cap.: Changsha.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hunan, Hunan province(noun)

    a province in southeastern central China between the Nan Ling mountains and the Chang Jiang; noted for its timber and valuable mineral resources

Wiktionary

  1. Hunan(ProperNoun)

    A province of the People's Republic of China, located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of Lake Dongting.

  2. Origin: meaning "south of the lake" referring to Lake Dongting

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  1. Hunan

    Hunan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the south-central part of the country to the south of the middle reaches of the Yangtze River and south of Lake Dongting. Hunan is sometimes called and officially abbreviated as "湘" for short, after the Xiang River which runs through the province. Hunan borders Hubei in the north, Jiangxi to the east, Guangdong to the southeast, Guangxi to the southwest, Guizhou to the west, and Chongqing to the northwest. The capital is Changsha.

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