See also: Hubei and Húběi

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Mandarin 湖北 (Hú Běi).

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Hu Bei

  1. Alternative form of Hubei
    • 1984 January 12, Brief Introduction to Higher Education Institutions in China[1], Foreign Technology Division, page 541:
      The Wu Han Water Conservancy and Electric Power Institute is located in Wu Han City, Hu Bei Province, at the Wu Chang Ying Jia Mountains, beside East Lake.
    • 2001, “Fu Mingxia”, in Biography Today[2], volume V, Omnigraphics, →ISBN, →OCLC, page 65:
      Fu lived in Beijing for many years in a house that was provided to her by the Chinese government in recognition of her athletic achievements. In the late 1990s, however, she moved to the city of Wu Han, in the Chinese province of Hu Bei, where she currently lives.
    • 2006, Qing-Yun Jiang, Court Delay and Law Enforcement in China[3], Gabler Edition Wissenschaft, →ISBN, →OCLC, page 183:
      As reported, in a bankruptcy procedure against a fertilizer firm in Hu Bei Province, the cost charged by authorities, mostly as mentioned above, was more than 1 million Yuan, which was 17% of the total value being assessed, 90% of the creditors (without priority in the compensation scheme) have little chance to be compensated after the cash or assets are distributed to the authorities and creditors with priority.⁴⁸²
    • 2009, Xiaolu Guo, Twenty Fragments of a Ravenous Youth[4], Anchor Books, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 129:
      She was on the phone to her auntie in Three-Headed Bird Village, Hu Bei province!
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:Hu Bei.

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