Hubei

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The name Hubei means "north of the lake", referring to Hubei's position north of Dongting Lake.

Its abbreviation is 鄂 (pinyin: È), an ancient name associated with the eastern part of the province since the Qin Dynasty.

Chinese Postal Map Romanization spelling: Hupeh

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Hubei

  1. A central province of the People's Republic of China. The capital of Hubei is Wuhan.
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