Han

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Han

noun \ˈhän\

Definition of HAN

1
:  a Chinese dynasty dated 206b.c.a.d. 220 and marked by centralized control through an appointive bureaucracy, a revival of learning, and the penetration of Buddhism
2
:  the Chinese peoples especially as distinguished from non-Chinese (as Mongolian) elements in the population

Origin of HAN

Chinese (Beijing) Hàn
First Known Use: 1736

Han

geographical name \ˈhän\

Definition of HAN

1
river E cen China in Shaanxi & Hubei flowing SE into the Chang
2
river ab 300 miles (483 kilometers) N cen S. Korea flowing W & NW into Yellow Sea

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