a city in and the capital of Heilongjiang province, in NE China.
a province in NE China, S of the Amur River. 108,880 sq. mi. (281,999 sq. km).
a city in NE China, capital of Heilongjiang province on the Songhua River: founded by the Russians in 1897; centre of tsarist activities after the October Revolution in Russia (1917). Pop: 2 989 000 (2005 est) Also called Ha-erh-pin
a province of NE China, in Manchuria: coal-mining, with placer gold in some rivers. Capital: Harbin. Pop: 38 150 000 (2003 est). Area: 464 000 sq km (179 000 sq miles)
[hahr-bin-jer] /ˈhɑr bɪn dʒər/ noun 1. a person who goes ahead and makes known the approach of another; herald. 2. anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign: Frost is a harbinger of winter. 3. a person sent in advance of troops, a royal train, etc., to provide or secure lodgings and other accommodations. verb […]
[hahr-bin-jer-uh v-spring] /ˈhɑr bɪn dʒər əvˈsprɪŋ/ noun, plural harbingers-of-spring. 1. a North American umbelliferous herb, Erigenia bulbosa, having white flowers that bloom early in the spring.
[hahr-boh-nuh] /hɑrˈboʊ nə/ noun 1. one of the seven eunuchs who served in the court of King Ahasuerus. Esther 1:10. (a Persian word meaning “ass-driver”), one of the seven eunuchs or chamberlains of king Ahasuerus (Esther 1:10; 7:9).
[hahr-ber] /ˈhɑr bər/ noun 1. a part of a body of water along the shore deep enough for anchoring a ship and so situated with respect to coastal features, whether natural or artificial, as to provide protection from winds, waves, and currents. 2. such a body of water having docks or port facilities. 3. any […]