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(wā), river, c.450 mi (720 km) long, rising in SE Gansu prov. and flowing E through Gansu and Shaanxi provs. to the Huang He. Its wide, alluvial valley was the site of some of the earliest centers of Chinese civilization (such as the Chou dynasty, 1027–256 B.C.) and is now the agricultural and population center of Shaanxi prov. Cotton, wheat, millet, and fruits are extensively grown.


dynasty of China: see Three KingdomsThree Kingdoms,
period of Chinese history from 220 to 265, after the collapse of the Han dynasty. The period takes its name from the three states into which China was divided. Wei occupied the north. South of Wei were Shu in the west and Wu in the east.
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a kingdom in ancient China. It was formed in 403 B.C. when three noble clans, the Wei, Chao, and Han, divided the kingdom of Ching among themselves. The Wei kingdom was located in the southwestern part of the modern province of Shansi and the northern and eastern parts of the modern province of Honan. In 225 B.C, Wei was conquered by the kingdom of Ch’in.


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(2) (Wei) The smallest division of coins in the Ethereum digital currency system. One Wei is one quintillionth of one Ether. The Wei is similar to the Satoshi in the Bitcoin system. See Ethereum and Bitcoin.

Unit    Quantity of Wei

   Kwei    1,000
   Mwei    1,000,000
   Gwei    1,000,000,000
   Szabo   1,000,000,000,000
   Finney  1,000,000,000,000,000
   Ether   1,000,000,000,000,000,000
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Weis said he decided recently to tell CEO Tom Glaser, who replaced Simone when he resigned for health reasons, that he wanted to step aside.
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