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A city of east-central China on the Yangtze River. It is the capital of Hubei province.
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(Placename) a city in SE China, in Hubei province, at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze Rivers: formed in 1950 by the union of the cities of Hanyang, Hankou, and Wuchang (the Han Cities); river port and industrial centre; university (1913). Pop: 6 003 000 (2005 est)
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the capital of Hubei province, in E China, at the junction of the Han and Chang Jiang: comprises the former cities of Hankou, Hanyang, and Wuchang. 3,750,000. Also called Han Cities.
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Noun1.Wuhan - a city of central China on the Chang Jiang; the commercial and industrial center of central China
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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Japan plans to open a consular dispatch office in the central Chinese industrial city of Wuhan within a year to help promote bilateral economic relations, Japanese Ambassador to China Uichiro Niwa said Saturday.
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A delegation of industrialists from China's Wuhan city was in Kolkata recently with the proposal of investing here.
Taipei, May 6, 2010 (CENS) -- Big business groups in Taiwan, including Uni-President Group and Far Eastern Group, are stepping up investments in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.