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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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In addition, segments of text that depicted life in Hankow and customs of the Chinese were omitted, resulting in a de-emphasis of the cross-cultural dimensions of the original text.
She arrived in March and sailed up the Yangtse River to Hankow, arriving in Wuchang in April; she was assigned to St.
Imagine my disgust," Miller joked, "Just after I had conjured up pictures of the workers of the world demonstrating in Moscow, Hankow, Topeka, New York, and Birmingham parading with demands that Loren Miller be released.
In September 1945, a dengue outbreak occurred in Hankow, China, which was reported to have affected 80% of the population, including Japanese personnel.
She erroneously states that the manufacture of brick tea in the Russian factory of Hankow for the Mongolian market, and that of the Chinese at Yachow for Tibet was much the same.
For one thing, he was required by statute to hold sessions at least once a year in Hankow, Tientsin, and Canton.
Major Liddell, who has died, aged 91, was born in Hankow, China.
14) Consider, for example, the story of Hu Yuan Hsi, a blind, Bible-reading evangelist in an early-twentieth-century Methodist mission hospital in Hankow, China, as told by British missionary Arthur Tatchell.
A close relative of the weeping willow is the pendulous Hankow willow (Salix matsudana).
He again wanted to move two entire armies, the 92d based in Hankow and the 94th, the army freshly transplanted to Shanghai by the Cannon Project.
There were similar facilities, on a smaller scale, in Tientsin and Hankow.