Hunan

adjective
Hu·​nan | \ ˈhü-ˈnän How to pronounce Hunan (audio) \
variants: or Hunanese \ ˌhü-​nə-​ˈnēz How to pronounce Hunan (audio) , -​ˈnēs \

Definition of Hunan

: of, relating to, or being a hot and spicy style of Chinese cooking

First Known Use of Hunan

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hunan

Hunan, China

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“Hunan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hunan. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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Hunan geographical name

Hu·​nan | \ ˈhü-ˈnän How to pronounce Hunan (audio) \

Definition of Hunan

province of southeast central China; capital Changsha area 81,274 square miles (211,312 square kilometers), population 65,700,762

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