Han

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Mandarin Chinese (Hàn), from the dynasty founder Liu Bang's short-lived realm in Sichuan and Shaanxi among China's Eighteen Kingdoms, named for the Qin Empire's Hanzhong Commandery, headquartered at a city which also became known as Hanzhong

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Han

  1. An imperial Chinese dynasty, ruling (with interruptions) from 206 BC to AD 220, marked by the expansion of the Yellow River's Huaxia culture to the recent conquests of the Qin and a flowering of economic, literary, and scientific development
  2. The Chinese ethnicity, when distinguished from other peoples of the Chinese state

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Mandarin Chinese (Hán), an ancient Chinese placename

Proper noun[edit]

Han

  1. An ancient Chinese county, viscounty, and kingdom of the Zhou dynasty and the QinHan interregnum
  2. The realm of this former state under other rulers
  3. (astronomy) The star Zeta Ophiuchi in traditional Chinese astronomy, named for this state

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Han

  1. A male given name