Hefei

geographical name
He·​fei | \ ˈhə-ˈfā How to pronounce Hefei (audio) \
variants: or Hofei or formerly Luchow \ ˈlü-​ˈjō How to pronounce Luchow (audio) \

Definition of Hefei

city in eastern China west of Nanjing population 733,278

Note: Hefei is the capital of the province of Anhui.

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“Hefei.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hefei. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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