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Hankow

, Han-k'ou
a former city in SE China, in SE Hubei at the confluence of the Han and Yangtze Rivers: one of the Han Cities; merged with Hanyang and Wuchang in 1950 to form the conurbation of Wuhan
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It is gratifying that there is to be a link between the Hankow Union Hospital in Hunan Province and the College of Medicine of Swansea University, especially as it is now nearly 30 years since I gave a course of lectures on electrochemistry and ion-selective electrodes (with roles in blood electrolyte analysis) to an audience of several hundred at Hunan University in Changsha in October 1983.
Dengue in US service members during World War II * Attack Location Dates rate, % North Territory and 1942 Mar-May 80 Queensland, Australia 1943 Jan-Mar ND Rockhampton/Brisbane, Australia Espiritu Santo, archipelago 1943 Feb-Aug 25 of New Hebrides (now Vanuatu) New Caledonia 1943 Jan-Aug ND 1943 Jan-Aug ND Hawaii 1943 ND Gilbert Islands 1944 ND New Guinea 1944 Jan-Dec ND 1945 Jan-Aug ND Philippines ([dagger]) 1944 Nov-Dec ND 1945 Jan-Dec ND Saipan, Mariana Islands 1944 Jul-Sep ND China-Burma-India 1943 ND 1944 ND 1945 ND Okinawa, Japan 1945 Apr-Aug ND Hankow, China 1945 Sep 83 Maximum no.
The crews were able to trade the fuel-weight for troop-weight, and fly with only the minimum amount of gas to make it from Hankow to Beijing.
There were similar facilities, on a smaller scale, in Tientsin and Hankow.
A few years later, Jean Fritz, who was born in Hankow and lived there for thirteen years with her missionary parents, departed from a steady stream of historical novels for children, to write Homesick.
The award was given in recognition of PB's longstanding business ties to China, which date to the late 1890s, when the firm's founder, William Barclay Parsons, surveyed the route for a 1,600-kilometer (1,000-mile) railway between Hankow (Wuhan) and Canton (Guangzhou), a route that is still in use today.
He wrote out this poem in fifteen different transcriptions: in a reconstructed ancient pronunciation (quite pretty and no doubt infinitely less precise than Karlgren's), in Sino-Korean, Sino-Vietnamese, Cantonese, Hakka, two varieties of Amoy (colloquial and literary), Foochow, Wenchow, Ningpo, two varieties of Sino-Japanese (kan'on and go'on), Pekingese, Hankow, and Yangchow.
Something apparently got lost in the translation, for when the midwestern Marxist arrived in Hankow, he was greeted by banners proclaiming "Welcome the Earl of Browder.
King, Simpson & Ramsey in London, located in Mincing Lane House, Eastcheap, with branch offices in Shanghai, Hankow, Foochow, Colombo, and later in Batavia.
Fralib, Fredsted, Friele, Friesland-Campina, Friggs, Gala, Gallego Montecelio, Gerkens, Gilde Fund, Giorgiadis, Globekirk, Grupo Sumol, GSK, Guarany, Haco, Haecky, Hag, Hain Celestial, Hankow Batchelor, Hartog, Heinz, Heusler u.
Although the Hankow and Nanking regimes soon reached an accommodation and merged, the schism continued to be expressed in Overseas Chinese communities by the existence of "left" and "right" factions, frequently with separate party headquarters and rival newspapers.
HERE'S a curiosity that would make an ideal conversation piece for your dinner guests: an eerily lifelike portrait fairground head of Chang Woo Gow (1841-1893), The Tallest Man in The Universe, born in Hankow, China.