I. noun Etymology: Chinese (Beijing) Hàn Date: 1736 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 II. geographical name 1. river E central China in Shaanxi & Hubei flowing SE into the Chang 2. river about 300 miles (483 kilometers) N central South Korea flowing W & NW into Yellow Sea

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