Hunan



[hoo-nahn] /ˈhuˈnɑn/

noun
1.
Pinyin, Wade-Giles. a province in S China. 81,274 sq. mi. (210,500 sq. km).
Capital: Changsha.
2.
Also, Hunam
[hoo-nahm] /ˈhuˈnɑm/ (Show IPA). Chinese Cookery. a style of cooking from this province, characterized especially by the use of hot peppers.
/ˈhuːˈnæn/
noun
1.
a province of S China, between the Yangtze River and the Nan Ling Mountains: drained chiefly by the Xiang and Yüan Rivers; valuable mineral resources. Capital: Changsha. Pop: 66 630 000 (2003 est). Area: 210 500 sq km (82 095 sq miles)

Chinese province, literally “south of the lake” (Lake Dongting), from hu “lake” + nan “south.”

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